Origin of broadbill
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Examples from the Web for broadbill
There was something so desperately trying and painful in this fight with a broadbill.
And I concluded I had been rather unlucky to start on a broadbill at the very beginning.
We were sure we had a broadbill, and were correspondingly worried.
I have not yet seen a broadbill, and fear none are coming this year.
It was only at this moment I realized I had again hooked a broadbill.
- any passerine bird of the family Eurylaimidae, of tropical Africa and Asia, having bright plumage and a short wide bill
- US any of various wide-billed birds, such as the scaup and shoveler
- US another name for swordfish
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