- n. The uppermost side of anything
- n. the highest or uppermost side of anything
“This snake is about four feet in length and as thick as a man's wrist; the upper side of a dirty, ash colour; the squamae large, ridged and pointed; the belly or under side of a reddish, dull flesh colour; the tail part not long but slender like most other innocent snakes.”
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.
“On its upper side was a large iron chamber that was pumped full of water or drained dry when it was time to raise or lower the bascule.”
“The place of my birth was a little country town called Crowell, situate in the upper side of Oxfordshire, three miles eastward from Thame, the nearest market town.”
“From one of these side-hill fields, Father and his hired man, Rube Dart, were once drawing oats on a sled when the load capsized while Rube had his fork in it on the upper side trying to hold it down, and the fork with Rube clinging to it described a complete circle in the air, Rube landing on his feet below, none the worse for his adventure.”
“The Diaphragm, or midriff, is a muscular substance, composed of two muscles; the upper one of which originates at the breast bone, and at the ends of the last ribs on each side: the second muscle starts at the back-bone of the loins; it is covered on its under side by the peritoneum, and on the upper side with the pleura.”
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.
“On the sunny side was a shrubbery and flower garden, with a terrace walk of turf which communicated by a small gate with what was termed 'the wood walk,' a path winding through clumps of underwood and overhung by tall elm-trees, skirting the upper side of the home meadows.”
“Then he turned and crouch-dived forward, rollinginto the center hole, shutting his eyes momentarily, waiting for a half dozen rusty spikes to spring down from its upper side and punch through his body—”
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