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broadside in Navy topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbroadsidebroad‧side1 /ˈbrɔːdsaɪd $ ˈbrɒːd-/ noun [countable]  1 CRITICIZEa strong criticism of someone or something Can the government survive this latest broadside from its own supporters?2 PMNan attack in which all the guns on one side of a ship are fired at the same time
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broadsidea broadside against abortionWhen the Merrimac approached, they delivered broadsides and were then towed back with promptness.After spending 17 years in Congress hurling broadsides at foreign creditors and defending state enterprises, Mr Franco has changed course.There were numerous illustrated broadsides and woodcuts which carried their message in visual form.It printed prose and verse in broadside and chapbook form till its activities were cut short by the War.