side|wind|er


side|wind|er
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 through an arc of approximately 45 degrees.

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  • 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

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