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strong side

noun, Football.
the side of the offensive line where the tight end is positioned, thereby the side having the greater number of players.
Origin of strong side
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He has taken you on your weak side—or strong side, if you like that better.

    En Route

    J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • Why should a strong side wind interfere with a game of tennis?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • One cause of misdirection is the prevalence of a strong side wind.

    The Mastery of the Air William J. Claxton
  • Should it flash a deep crimson immediately it is on the strong side.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • The waging of war, after all, is not the strong side of the proletariat.

  • In the suttas the strong side of Hindu memory is brought into play.

  • Those who represent him as ever strong upon the strong side, wilfully shut their eyes to half his history.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • This did not belong to the strong side of his character, and advantage was frequently taken of the fact.

  • I was in the war too—for a fortnight—but I found I was on the strong side—so I retired—to make the fight even.

  • Finger-marks on plated articles, when placed squarely with the camera in a strong side light, will appear light on a dark ground.

    Dactylography Henry Faulds

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