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Broad

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
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Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Broad

BROAD, adjective brawd. [Latin gradior; a root of extensive use.]

1. Wide; extended in breadth, or from side to side, as distinguished from long, or extended from end to end. It is opposed to narrow; as a broad street; a broad table.

2. Wide; extensive; vast; as the broad expanse of ocean.

3. Large; as a broad mixture of falsehood.

4. Open; clear; not covered, confined or concealed; as in broad sunshine.

5. Gross; coarse; as broad mirth; broad nonsense.

6. Plain; tending to obscenity; as a broad comment.

7. Bold; not delicate; not reserved; as broad words.

8. Comprehensive.

It may be urged that the words in the constitution are broad enough to include the case.

BROAD as long, equal upon the whole.


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Broad-ax

BROAD-AX, noun [broad and ax.] Formerly, a military weapon. In modern usage, an ax for hewing timber.


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Broad-backed

BROAD-BACKED, adjective [broad and back.] Having a broad back.


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Broad-blown

BROAD-BLOWN, adjective [broad and blow.] Full blown.


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Broad-breasted

BROAD-BREASTED, adjective Having a broad breast.


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Broad-brimmed

BROAD-BRIMMED, adjective [broad and brim.] Having a broad brim.


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Broad-cast

BROAD-CAST, noun [broad and cast.] Among farmers, a casting or throwing seed from the hand for dispersion in sowing.

BROAD-CAST, adverb By scattering or throwing at large from the hand; as, to sow broad-cast

BROAD-CAST, adjective Cast or dispersed upon the ground with the hand, as seed in sowing; opposed to planting in hills or rows.


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Broad-cloth

BROAD-CLOTH, noun A species of woolen cloth, so called from its breadth.


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Broaden

BROADEN, verb intransitive brawd'n. To grow broad. [Unusual.]


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Broad-eyed

BROAD-EYED, adjective [broad and eye.] Having a wide view or survey; as broad-eyed day.


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Broad-fronted

BROAD-FRONTED, adjective Having a broad front; applied to cattle.


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Broad-horned

BROAD-HORNED, adjective Having large horns.


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Broadish

BROAD'ISH, adjective Rather broad.


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Broad-leafed

BROAD-LEAFED, adjective [broad and leaf.] Having broad leaves.


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Broad-leaved

BROAD-LEAVED,

BROAD-PIECE, noun [broad and piece.] A piece of gold coin broader than a guinea.


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Broadly

BROADLY, adverb In a broad manner.


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Broadness

BROADNESS, noun Breadth; extent from side to side; coarseness; grossness; fulsomeness.


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Broad-seal

BROAD-SEAL, noun The great seal of England; as a verb, not used.


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Broad-shouldered

BROAD-SHOULDERED, adjective [broad and shoulder.] Broad across the shoulders.


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Broad-side

BROAD-SIDE, noun [broad and side.] A discharge of all the guns on one side of a ship, above and below, at the same time.

1. The side of a ship, above the water, from the bow to the quarter.

2. In printing, a sheet of paper containing one large page, or printed on one side only.


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Broad-spreading

BROAD-SPREADING, adjective Spreading widely.


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Broad-sword

BROAD-SWORD, noun [broad and sword.] A sword with a broad blade, and a cutting edge.


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Broad-tailed

BROAD-TAILED, adjective Having a broad tail.


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Broad-wise

BROAD-WISE, adverb [broad and wise.] In the direction of the breadth.