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open side

noun (rugby)
1.
  1. the side of the scrum on which the majority of the backs are ranged
  2. (as modifier): an open-side flanker
2.
openside, a flanker who plays on the open side of the scrum
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  • I thought I could manage, roofed as it was, to get in by the open side.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • Grant saw the quick movement of the other toward an open side flap.

    Pirates of the Gorm Nat Schachner
  • This is simply a basket of wire network with its open side to the ground.

  • Ella stood at the open side of the window staring out at them.

    Phyllis of Philistia Frank Frankfort Moore
  • After dark Kells had his men build a fire before the open side of the cabin.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • To the open side of this, escorted by about fifty warriors, the prisoner was marched.

    'Tween Snow and Fire Bertram Mitford
  • Take some of the shingles, Jane, and close up the open side of the box.

    Susanna and Sue Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • As we entered the open side of the square all these spears were lifted.

    She and Allan H. Rider Haggard
  • We burrowed into the loose sand, piling it up on the open side until we were well covered.

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