That broadside forced Romney to go a step or two further in defense of his plan than he usually prefers to go.
A broadside advertising them in 1864 emphasized their appeal to “the Democratic Social Circle”—whatever that was.
The government agency backed its broadside against Hope, claiming to have received “indignant protests” over the ad campaign.
The ten-gun battery opposite kept up its fire upon her, but, under cover of a broadside, the Modeste was made fast to the jetty.
I should care nothing for her and her broadside if the schooner was not here.'
The brig had borne down upon the Hornet, and as they passed each other each delivered a broadside.
Sharp, shrewd, able and all that, but rough and hard as the broadside of a white-oak plank.
From the direction of the boats came a confusion of orders following the broadside.
He fired his first broadside before his lodger entered the barn.
The sinking steamer took up a position near the "Lane," and poured broadside after broadside upon the struggling Union ship.
1590s, "side of a ship" (technically, "the side of a ship above the water, between the bow and the quarter"), from broad (adj.) + side (n.); thus "the artillery on one side of a ship all fired off at once" (1590s, with figurative extensions). Two words until late 18c. Of things other than ships, 1630s. But oldest-recorded sense in English is "sheet of paper printed only on one side" (1570s).