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Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

In East Anglia, England, the name given to a freshwater lake, usually fringed by reeds, that is connected to a slow-flowing river near to its estuary.

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Broad

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

as affix. See main name, e.g. for Broad Blunsdon (Wilts.), see Blunsdon.

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broad

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 145 words.

having a distance larger than usual from side to side; wide.

broad arrow a mark resembling a broad arrowhead, formerly used on British prison clothing and other government...

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broad

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

aboard, abroad, accord, afford, applaud, award, bawd, board, broad, chord, Claude, cord, ford, fraud, gaud, Gawd, hoard, horde,

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broad

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 98 words.

broad in the beam wide in the hips. informal A beam was one of the horizontal transverse timbers in a

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broad

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

aboard, abroad, accord, afford, applaud, award, bawd, board, broad, chord, Claude, cord, ford, fraud, gaud, Gawd, hoard, horde,

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broad

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Having a distance larger than usual from side to side; wide.

broad arrow a mark resembling a broad arrowhead, formerly used on British prison clothing and other government property.

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Broad Town

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 14 words.

Bradetun 12th cent. ‘Broad or large farmstead’. OE brād + tūn.

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Broad Haven

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Brode Hauen 1578. ‘Wide harbour’. Broad distinguishes the village from nearby Little Haven.

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broad <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1103 words.

1 (US Und.) a female confederate.

1914 Jackson & Hellyer Vocab. Criminal Sl. 19: broad […] Current amongst

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Broads, The

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

named from over thirty ‘broads’, i.e. extensive pieces of fresh water formed by the broadening out of rivers.

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broad money

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 56 words.

A relatively broad definition of money. This applies to definitions such as M2, which includes building society deposits, or

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broad-banding

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 218 words.

is the replacement of a graded pay structure comprised of multiple short grades with a small number of broad pay

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broad-leaved

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 19 words.

Applied to angiosperm trees, in which leaves are broad, compared with the needle- or scale-like leaves of gymnosperms.

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broad-leaved

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 21 words.

Applied to *angiosperm trees, in which leaves are broad, compared with the needle- or scale-like leaves of *gymnosperms...

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Broad Scots

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 48 words.

Traditional terms for scots or for its more distinctive dialects. Unlike many other expressions involving broad, the terms are

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broad stole

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 24 words.

A broad band of material formerly worn like a stole by the deacon during parts of High Mass in certain

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broad stole

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 24 words.

A broad band of material formerly worn like a *stole by the deacon during parts of *High Mass

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Broad Churchmen

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 22 words.

Christians who seek to avoid narrow theological definitions and interpret the creeds and other formulae in a ‘broad’, liberal sense.

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Broad glass

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 28 words.

Window glass, or flat glass made by the ‘broad’ method whereby glass is blown into a cylinder and then reheated

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broad stole

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 98 words.

A broad band of material formerly worn *stole-wise by the deacon during part of *High Mass in

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