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broadside

1. Nautical the entire side of a vessel, from stem to stern and from waterline to rail
2. a ballad or popular song printed on one side of a sheet of paper and sold by hawkers, esp in 16th-century England

broadside

[′brȯd‚sīd]
(electromagnetism)
Perpendicular to an axis or plane.
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The basic purpose of this book is to explore how witchcraft, and disorderly women more generally, were represented musically and textually in early modern England, in particular in broadside ballads.
Broadside will tell Broad's account of how England reclaimed the Ashes in a 3-2 series victory over the Australian cricket team.
The perfectly executed broadside shot lets the bowhunter accomplish a double-lung shot, which is awesome for downing the animal quickly.
This volume serves as a companion to the online English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA) and is a guide to the ballad collection of diarist Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) (the Pepys Ballad Archive (PBA) includes more than 1,800 broadside ballads).
Other noteworthy examples from the collection--the majority of which are in Spanish--are an 1844 broadside announcing Thomas O.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Thursday announced plans to exhibit rare early American documents, including "one of only 25 known existing copies of the printed broadside version of the Declaration of Independence.
When I called up Hearne to thank her for her beautiful work, for returning my poem to me and making it her own, she told me how working on the broadside had affected her.
Examples of poems by Hugh MacDiarmid and Archibald MacLeish reveal two ways that the heretofore "low" form of broadside fixes material interest to poems that may not do much in their traditionally printed form to "exploit the white space of the page.
First published as a broadside by Imprimerie Dromadaire in Toronto in early 1988.
La Broadside Ballad [complainte traditionnelle imprimee] constitue une des formes les plus anciennes de culture populaire en Europe et en Amerique.
The broadside had no accompanying documentation about who donated it, who owned it or how it came into the town historical society's possession.