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broach
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
bring up a topic for discussion - especially an awkward topic
  • ...sir, In humblest manner I require your Highness, That it shall please you to declare, in hearing Of all these ears,—for, where I am robb'd and bound, There must I be unloos'd, although not there At once and fully satisfied,—whether ever I Did broach this business to your Highness, or Laid any scruple in your way, which might Induce you to the question on't? or ever Have to you, but with thanks to God for such A royal lady, spake one the least word that might Be to the prejudice of her...
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A hall in Black-Friars (65% in)

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