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landside

[land-sahyd]
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noun
  1. the part of a plow consisting of a sidepiece opposite the moldboard, for guiding the plow and resisting the side pressure caused by the turning of the furrow.
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Origin of landside

First recorded in 1525–35; land + side1
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Examples from the Web for landside

Historical Examples

  • This sod-turning plow has its landside, moldboard, and colter in separate pieces.

    Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology

    John T. Schlebecker

  • Knows every inch and instant of the tides as they'll never be known by your landside chart-makers, noticed it a thousand times.

    Wilderness of Spring

    Edgar Pangborn

  • Jenny was fair but Jack, on the landside, was affected with "hook-worm hustle," and believed in taking his time.

    The Conquest

    Oscar Micheaux


British Dictionary definitions for landside

landside

noun
  1. the part of an airport farthest from the aircraft, the boundary of which is the security check, customs, passport control, etcCompare airside
  2. the part of a plough that slides along the face of the furrow wall on the opposite side to the mouldboard
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