- over the side, as of a ship.
- on the opposite side (of a phonograph record): Overside we are given an example of early Ellington.
- effected over the side of a ship: overside delivery of cargo.
- placed or located on the opposite side (of a phonograph record): The overside selections are more agreeably sung.
- the opposite side (of a phonograph record): On the overside we have a potpourri of Strauss waltzes.
Origin of overside
First recorded in 1880–85; short for over the side
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Examples from the Web for overside
Fearing for his safety, Paoa took the two kinds of fish and threw them overside.Legends of Wailuku
In half a minute all except Harvey, Penn, and the cook were overside and away."Captains Courageous"
Then he cooled his stomach with a drink of water from overside and felt better.Lost Face
Before midday the body was overside with the customary sack of coal.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
He glanced aloft at the spars of the Mary Rogers, and overside at the sea.When God Laughs and Other Stories
- over the side (of a ship)
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