Broad-horned to Brome grass
(Broad"-horned`) a. Having horns spreading widely.
(Broad"ish), a. Rather broad; moderately broad.
(Broad"leaf`) n. (Bot.) A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica, the wood of which is used for
boards, scantling, shingles, etc; sometimes called the almond tree, from the shape of its fruit.
(Broad"-leaved` Broad"-leafed`) a. Having broad, or relatively broad, leaves. Keats.
(Broad"ly), adv. In a broad manner.
(Broad"mouth`) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Eurylaimidæ, a family of East Indian passerine birds.
(Broad"ness), n. [AS. bradnes.] The condition or quality of being broad; breadth; coarseness; grossness.
(Broad"piece`) n. An old English gold coin, broader than a guinea, as a Carolus or Jacobus.
(Broad" seal`) The great seal of England; the public seal of a country or state.
(Broad"seal`), v. t. To stamp with the broad seal; to make sure; to guarantee or warrant. [Obs.]
Thy presence broadseals our delights for pure.
1. (Naut.) The side of a ship above the water line, from the bow to the quarter.
2. A discharge of or from all the guns on one side of a ship, at the same time.
3. A volley of abuse or denunciation. [Colloq.]
4. (Print.) A sheet of paper containing one large page, or printed on one side only; called also broadsheet.
(Broad"spread`) a. Widespread.
(Broad"spread`ing), a. Spreading widely.
(Broad"sword`) n. A sword with a broad blade and a cutting edge; a claymore.
I heard the broadsword's deadly clang.
Sir W. Scott.
(Broad"wise`) adv. Breadthwise. [Archaic]
(Brob) n. [Cf. Gael. brog, E. brog, n.] (Carp.) A peculiar brad-shaped spike, to be driven alongside
the end of an abutting timber to prevent its slipping.
(Brob`ding*nag"i*an) a. [From Brobdingnag, a country of giants in "Gulliver's Travels."]
Colossal; of extraordinary height; gigantic. n. A giant. [Spelt often Brobdignagian.]
(Bro*cade") n. [Sp. brocado (cf. It. broccato, F. brocart), fr. LL. brocare *prick, to figure
to emboss to stitch. See Broach.] Silk stuff, woven with gold and silver threads, or ornamented with
raised flowers, foliage, etc.; also applied to other stuffs thus wrought and enriched.
A gala suit of faded brocade.