side wind


side wind
attacking by surrounding

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Side wind — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • side|wind|er — «SYD WYN duhr», noun. 1. a small rattlesnake of the southwestern United States that travels in a sideways direction by looping its body. 2. a heavy blow delivered from the side, in which the fist is swung at or near the level of the shoulder… …   Useful english dictionary

  • side wind — noun Etymology: Middle English 1. : a wind from or on one side 2. : an indirect attack, means, method, or manner * * * side wind noun 1. A lateral wind 2. Indirect means …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-wind — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: side wind 1. : indirect 2. : illegitimate …   Useful english dictionary

  • side wind — noun a wind blowing predominantly from one side …   English new terms dictionary

  • Side — Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side action — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side arms — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side ax — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side box — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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