Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hillside; an acclivity; especially, any rise or slope of ground not too steep for cultivation or other use: as, a house built on a side-hill; a side-hill farm. The word is nearly equivalent to the Scotch brae.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. United States The side or slope of a hill; sloping ground; a descent.
- side + hill (Wiktionary)
“Where the sidehill touched the water he dug up a shovelful of dirt and put it into the gold-pan.”
“Tom had triumphantly brought home the buck and gleefully called it sidehill-salmon when it was served and eaten at Frederick's own table.”
“They stuck flags in a long sidehill, outlining a brute of a track, including two steep run-ups and a low-grade grind up heavy Kentucky Bluegrass to the backside of the course.”
“The story was simple to him: good prospects that warranted the starting of the tunnel into the sidehill; the three months 'work and the getting short of money; the lay-off while the men went away and got jobs; then the return and a new stretch of work, with the "pay" ever luring and ever receding into the mountain, until, after years of hope, the men had given up and vanished.”
“Every lie on an artificial mat is level; uphill, downhill, and sidehill lies require knowledge and practice you can't get indoors.”
“Roberta's house sat on the steep sidehill like a rock.”
“Walking up the sidehill for a couple hundred yards we encountered a dead and rotted cow elk which we assume was the mother of the calf.”
“My nice drive had left me with an approach shot from a sidehill lie, and swinging with the ball well below my feet, I pushed a gap wedge into the greenside rough, just short.”
“But also look closer for the subtle funnels that big bucks use like no other deer: a shallow swale or ditch, a line of darker timber, a narrow shelf along a sidehill.”
“Wadkins had to stand in the bunker with a sidehill lie for his third shot.”
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