A large geographic area where rocks of a continent's craton (the ancient, relatively undisturbed portion of a continental plate) are visible at the surface. A shield is often surrounded by platforms covered with sediment.
(--- Nautical) A belaying pin.
A small metal bar or other device attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to indicate the action or service for which it was awarded or an additional award of the same medal.
Find another word for brooches. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brooches, like: shields, pins, ornaments, clips, clasps, cameos and bars.