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[brawd-feyst] /ˈbrɔdˈfeɪst/
having a broad, wide face.
Origin of broadfaced
1600-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • That broad-faced hammer of his seems to rap out wisdom as well as drive pegs.

  • "Everybody says so, because-" said a short, broad-faced prisoner.

    Resurrection Leo Tolstoy
  • (Laughing) That broad-faced bird was an owl, Rusty—just a common, ordinary owl.

    The Ghost Breaker Paul Dickey
  • He was a blocky, broad-faced veteran with iron-gray hair and hard, unsmiling eyes.

    The Dueling Machine Benjamin William Bova
  • Just inside the court stood a broad-faced, burly-looking woman, holding a lantern in her hand.

    A Girl of the People L. T. Meade
  • They were mostly young, and were short, broad-faced, good-humoured looking fellows.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • "We are not complaining of our masters," said a broad-faced peasant with a long beard.

    The Awakening Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
  • Ain't that where that broad-faced bird flew at me and I fell down them slippery stairs?

    The Ghost Breaker Paul Dickey
  • There are here several young children; beautiful, flat-headed, broad-faced, little individuals.

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