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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
2. Linear Dimensions
 
202. Breadth, Thickness.
 
  
NOUN:BREADTH, width, latitude, amplitude; diameter, bore, caliber, radius; superficial extent (space) [See Space].
  THICKNESS, crassitude [obs.]; corpulence (size) [See Size]; dilatation (expansion) [See Expansion].
  
VERB:BE BROAD &c. adj.; become or render broad &c. adj.; expand [See Expansion]; thicken, widen, calibrate.
  
ADJECTIVE:BROAD, wide, ample, extended; discous, discoid; fanlike; outspread, outstretched; “wide as a church-door” [Romeo and Juliet]; latifoliate [rare], latifolious [rare].
  THICK, dumpy, squab, squat, thickset, stubby [See Shortness]; thick as a rope.

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