from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Light coming from the side or in a sidewise manner: as, to take a photograph by side-light.
- n. An oblique or incidental illustration or exposition.
- n. A light or window characterized by its position beside some other feature, as, especially, one of the tall narrow windows frequently introduced on each side of the entrance-door of a house.
- n. A window in the wall of a building, in contradistinction to a skylight.
- n. A plate of glass in a frame fitted to an air-port in a ship's side, to admit light.
- n. A lantern placed at the gangway of a man-of-war at night.
- n. One of the red or green lights carried on the side of a vessel under way at night.
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