Raise (a sensitive or difficult subject) for discussion
(Of a ship with the wind on the quarter) veer and pitch forward because of bad steering or a sea hitting the stern, causing it to present a side to the wind and sea, lose steerage, and possibly suffer serious damage
I broached the matter with my parents
An octagonal church spire rising from a square tower without a parapet
A boring tool used in watchmaking to enlarge pivot holes.