from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The side on which one's vision, especially the peripheral vision, is limited or obstructed.
  • n. The side away from which one is directing one's attention.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the side which is most easily assailed; a weak or unguarded side; the side on which one is least able or disposed to see danger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the side on which your vision is limited or obstructed


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  • He could have knocked Tatenor out, kept out of sight himself while he steered the boat towards the shore, then turned the wheel and jumped clear on the blind side at the crucial moment, surfacing quietly farther along the beach and lying low till the fuss had died down.

    Salvage for the Saint

  • Joe was sourer than ever, and Sol-leks was unapproachable, blind side or other side.

    Chapter 4, Who Has Won to Mastership


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