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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. 2017.
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  • Where the sidehill touched the water he dug up a shovelful of dirt and put it into the gold-pan.

  • On a sidehill or in a valley artificial grading has to be resorted to, except on one side.

    Rural Hygiene Henry N. Ogden
  • The station was in a sort of dugout, made of boards and builded into a sidehill.

    With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford
  • 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
  • Thinking of that reminded her to go into her sidehill burrow and see what they were doing.

    Among the Night People Clara Dillingham Pierson
  • The ditch, leaving the sidehill with the new flume, crossed the end of a flat and struck another sidehill.

    The Land of Strong Men Arthur M. Chisholm
  • After a time they came to a sidehill where the woods thinned.

    The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White
  • They were ascending a narrow trail which ran 256 along the sidehill through the timber.

    Brand Blotters William MacLeod Raine
  • Somehow the joke got out, and old Pipe rent his garments and swore vengeance on the sidehill Whirlwind.

    Looking Back Merrick Abner Richardson
  • As the sun gained power the sidehill absorbed its rays and threw off a baking heat.

    The Land of Strong Men Arthur M. Chisholm

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