n. A misfortune, curse.
"Don't do that! You'll put a broch on our family."
Languages of Origin
Yiddish בראָך brokh 'disaster'
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- North America
- Great Britain
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Who Uses This
brokh, bruch, brukh
See also a brokh is mir.
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