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Broadside

A large piece of paper on which only one side has print. A broadside is used to make an announcement. It formerly was used as a common way to publish newspapers, though this is rare now. It is also called a broadsheet.
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His Zodangan crew was pouring broadside after broadside into us and we were returning their fire with equal ferocity.
I was so annoyed at the loss of my old trusty servant and companion, that I immediately ordered five guns to be loaded with small shot, and four with great, and gave them such a broadside as they had never heard in their lives before.
I can neither tell how many we killed nor how many we wounded at this broadside, but sure such a fright and hurry never were seen among such a multitude; there were thirteen or fourteen of their canoes split and overset in all, and the men all set a-swimming: the rest, frightened out of their wits, scoured away as fast as they could, taking but little care to save those whose boats were split or spoiled with our shot; so I suppose that many of them were lost; and our men took up one poor fellow swimming for his life, above an hour after they were all gone.
The Nautilus was furnished with long diagonal broadsides which carried it to all elevations.
No description can do justice to its beauty; but that beauty was lost to me then, and I saw nothing but the tri-coloured flag of France trailing over the stern of six vessels, whose black hulls and bristling broadsides proclaimed their warlike character.
He tripped them up with facts, ambuscaded them with facts, bombarded them with broadsides of facts.
Broadsides in the streets, signed with her father's name, exonerating the late Stephen Blackpool, weaver, from misplaced suspicion, and publishing the guilt of his own son, with such extenuation as his years and temptation (he could not bring himself to add, his education) might beseech; were of the Present.
Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads Sarah F.
He walked out around 15 yards, but wouldn't give me a broadside shot.
Publishing company Simon & Schuster is to publish a book by England cricketer Stuart Broad, titled Broadside, literary news company The Bookseller revealed on Tuesday.
For a broadside shot from the ground, I prefer to hit halfway up the body, with the exit wound roughly the same height.
Broadside Ballads From the Pepys Collection: A Selection of Texts, Approaches, and Recordings (CDs included)