[ oh-ver-sahyd ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪd /


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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British Dictionary definitions for overside


/ (ˈəʊvəˌsaɪd) /


over the side (of a ship)
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