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 Broad as Long.Broad Bottom Ministry (1744). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Broad Arrow
 
on Government stores. It was the cognisance of Henry, Viscount Sydney, Earl of Romney, master-general of the ordnance. (1693–1702.) ←   1
   It seems like a symbol of the Trinity, and Wharton says, “It was used by the Kelts to signify holiness and royalty.”   2
 


 Broad as Long.Broad Bottom Ministry (1744). 

 
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