sidehill

[sahyd-hil]

Origin of sidehill

First recorded in 1665–75; side1 + hill
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Examples from the Web for sidehill

Historical Examples of sidehill

  • The station was in a sort of dugout, made of boards and builded into a sidehill.

  • They seem to have lost interest in this piece o' sidehill, anyway.

  • After a time they came to a sidehill where the woods thinned.

    The Rules of the Game

    Stewart Edward White

  • On a sidehill or in a valley artificial grading has to be resorted to, except on one side.

    Rural Hygiene

    Henry N. Ogden

  • Toward this they went, following the sidehill and gradually dipping down 238 through heavy underbrush.

    Brand Blotters

    William MacLeod Raine