Broadside meaning

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The side of a ship above the water line.
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A forceful verbal attack, as in a speech or editorial.
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A broad, unbroken surface.
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With the side turned to a given point or object; sideways.

The wave hit the canoe broadside and sank it.

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To strike or collide with full on the side.

Lost control of the truck and broadsided the car.

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The entire side of a ship above the waterline.
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The simultaneous firing of all the guns on one side of a warship.
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A vigorous or abusive attack in words, esp. in a newspaper.
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The broad surface of any large object.
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With the side turned (to something)

A boat drifting helplessly, broadside to the waves.

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Directly in the side.

The train rammed the car broadside.

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Indiscriminately.

To level charges broadside.

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To hit or attack broadside or with a broadside.
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(nautical) One side of a ship above the water line; all the guns on one side of a warship; their simultaneous firing.
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(by extension) A forceful attack, be it written or spoken.
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A large sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded.
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The printed lyrics of a folk song or ballad; a broadsheet.
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Sideways; with the side turned to the direction of some object.
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To collide with something sideways on.
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