- the margin, bank, or shore of a river, lake, ocean, etc.
- of, relating to, or situated at the waterside: waterside insects; a waterside resort.
- working by the waterside: waterside police.
Origin of waterside
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Examples from the Web for waterside
Our route brought us along by the waterside, and we travelled hard all that night.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The dairy-maid was down by the waterside now, calling across toward the boat.The Great Hunger
Through these Lydia led the way to the fallen birch by the waterside.The Prisoner
I picked you up by the waterside, like a starving cat—by God.An Outcast of the Islands
Dark and impenetrable at night, like the face of a forest, is the London waterside.The Mirror of the Sea
- the area of land beside a body of water
- (as modifier)waterside houses
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