this side of

Short of, before, as in I think she's still this side of forty, or I doubt they'll arrive this side of noon. [First half of 1400s]


Nearby words

  1. thirty-twomo,
  2. thiruvananthapuram,
  3. this,
  4. this and that,
  5. this is where i came in,
  6. this'll,
  7. this-worldliness,
  8. thisaway,
  9. thisbe,
  10. thistle

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