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[sahyd-hil] /ˈsaɪdˌhɪl/
a hillside.
Origin of sidehill
First recorded in 1665-75; side1 + hill Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The station was in a sort of dugout, made of boards and builded into a sidehill.

    With the Doughboy in France

    Edward Hungerford
  • They seem to have lost interest in this piece o' sidehill, anyway.

  • After a time they came to a sidehill where the woods thinned.

    The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White
  • On a sidehill or in a valley artificial grading has to be resorted to, except on one side.

    Rural Hygiene Henry N. Ogden
  • Toward this they went, following the sidehill and gradually dipping down 238 through heavy underbrush.

    Brand Blotters William MacLeod Raine
  • Looked me square in the eye, and told me to be careful with sidehill ditches, and so on, just as if it didn't affect him at all.

    Desert Conquest

    A. M. Chisholm
  • Somehow the joke got out, and old Pipe rent his garments and swore vengeance on the sidehill Whirlwind.

    Looking Back Merrick Abner Richardson
  • They were ascending a narrow trail which ran 256 along the sidehill through the timber.

    Brand Blotters William MacLeod Raine
  • Where the sidehill touched the water he dug up a shovelful of dirt and put it into the gold-pan.

  • They crossed the rear fence, finding no obstruction, and followed the ditch until it struck the sidehill section.

    The Land of Strong Men Arthur M. Chisholm

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