Definition of broadside :
1. A discharge of or from all the guns on one side of a ship, at the same time.
2. A sheet of paper containing one large page, or printed on one side only; - called also broadsheet.
3. A volley of abuse or denunciation.
4. The side of a ship above the water line, from the bow to the quarter.
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- 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.
- Flinders manoeuvred so as to keep his broadside to the stranger, " lest the flag of truce should be a deception." - "Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia", Ernest Scott.
- With single movement the two boatmen swung the canoe broadside and held it. - "Gold Seekers of '49", Edwin L. Sabin.