Definition of broadside:
government note, aviator, card, greenback, eyeshade, flyer, broadsheet, airman, side, flier, gamin, throwaway, handbill, vizor, note, bank bill, poster, philippic, tirade, account, banker's bill, notice, invoice, visor, posting, measure, nib, bank note, pecker, beak, banknote, peak, circular, bill, placard, aeronaut, neb, street arab, billhook.
As the brigantine lay directly under his broadside, the first impulse was to use his guns; but at the next moment he was conscious, that before they could be cleared, distance would render them useless.- "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
- "Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia", Ernest Scott.
- "Gold Seekers of '49", Edwin L. Sabin.