broad-side
broad-side road-side v. t. to collide with the broad side of. her car broad-sided mine

Syn: broadside. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • broad|side — «BRD SYD», noun, adverb. –n. 1. the whole side of a ship above the water. 2. a) all the guns that can be fired from one side of a ship. b) the firing of all these guns at the same time: »The broadside caught the pirates completely by surprise. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • can’t hit the (broad) side of a barn — tv. annot aim something accurately. □ You’re way off. You couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn. □ Carry the paper to the wastebasket. You can’t hit the side of a barn …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • broad — adj Broad, wide, deep are comparable chiefly when they refer to horizontal extent. Broad and wide apply to surfaces or areas as measured from side to side {a picture two feet wide} and deep (see also DEEP) to those as measured from front to back… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • broad — [brôd] adj. [ME brod < OE brad; akin to Ger breit] 1. of large extent from side to side; wide 2. having great extent or expanse; spacious [broad prairies] 3. extending all about; clear; open; full [broad daylight] 4. easy to understand; not… …   English World dictionary

  • Broad — (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in breadth, or from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad acres — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad arrow — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad pennant — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad stingray — Conservation status Least Concern (I …   Wikipedia

  • Broad Street Station (Philadelphia) — Broad Street Station was a railroad station built in 1881 and served as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania s primary rail hub until the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) completed 30th Street Station in 1933. Originally designed by the Wilson Brothers, it was… …   Wikipedia

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