Yknow what the sidewinder, Bronco, babbled fore he passed out?
The sidewinder is of a grayish color, mottled with dark blotches.
Pete walked over a sidewinder & Bud shot him ten ft. in air.
Once a sidewinder, almost invisible against the sand, looped away from the intruders with smooth deliberation.
He had read that the sidewinder, or "horned" rattlesnake, was common in the Western deserts.
[both senses literally from a winding at or to a side, and the second sense probably influenced by sidewinder 2]
[fr the dangerous sidewinder rattlesnake, so called fr its lateral locomotion, and presumed to be treacherous]