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[wahyd-bod-ee] /ˈwaɪdˌbɒd i/
noun, plural widebodies.
a jet airliner having a fuselage wide enough to allow passenger seating to be divided by two aisles running from front to back.
Origin of widebody
1965-70; wide + body Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • A sudden spring, and its wide body smothers its unlucky victim.

    Within the Deep R. Cadwallader Smith
  • The wide body of water had swept up to within a few yards of the trees under which Mrs. Norton lay fast asleep.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly
  • They have a short, wide body, protruding eyes and toad-like color.

    Great Hike Alan Douglas
  • Ebo latithorax (p. 38) is a small Philodromus, with a wide body and exaggerated second legs.

  • And the arrows thus shot by both fell at the same instant of time upon the wide body of Muka, hard as adamant.

  • He covered with his wide body, the slight pretty Babette, who however, soon peeped out with her beaming dark eyes.

    The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. Hans Christian Andersen
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