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slang term for a woman

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having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

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not detailed or specific

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lacking subtlety

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being at a peak or culminating point

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very large in expanse or scope

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(of speech) heavily and noticeably regional

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showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

References in classic literature ?
Never had a modern miracle occurred in such broad daylight, nor in the presence of such a multitude of witnesses.
From heel to toe they were fully three feet long, and very flat and very broad.
Discouraged, I withdrew into the forest beside a broad highway which entered the city from the east, and with Woola beside me lay down to sleep.
At last he took a road by the forest skirts, a bypath that dipped toward a broad, pebbly stream spanned by a narrow bridge made of a log of wood.
This head, with its remarkably broad brow and cheekbones, its handsome, sensual mouth, and its cold, majestic expression, was not disfigured by the approach of death.
At the intersection of two broad avenues Vas Kor descended from the street level to one of the great pneumatic stations of the city.
As we shall not see her again, it may be worth mentioning here that all Never birds now build in that shape of nest, with a broad brim on which the youngsters take an airing.
If I were to point out all the notable places as we pass up the Broad Walk, it would be time to turn back before we reach them, and I simply wave my stick at Cecco's Tree, that memorable spot where a boy called Cecco lost his penny, and, looking for it, found twopence.
After resting a few moments they resumed their climb, and still the stairs were broad and low enough for Jim to draw the buggy easily after him.
That is what they really were: masses of great broad leaves which rose from the ground far into the air, until they towered twice as high as the top of the Patchwork Girl's head, who was a little taller than Ojo.
He did not see the broad head, fringed by its rough mane, protruding through the leafy wall.
Da Souza and Trent took their places side by side on the broad, flat-bottomed boat, and soon they were off shorewards and the familiar song of the Kru boys as they bent over their oars greeted their ears.
It was bounded by a low wooden fence, which screened it off from a broad, modern, new metaled road.
My thoughts turned regretfully to the woody shores of Greenwater Broad.
A FOX invited a Crane to supper and provided nothing for his entertainment but some soup made of pulse, which was poured out into a broad flat stone dish.