from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The flat side of a plow, which presses against the unplowed land.
  • n. The side of the land facing the water; the shore.
  • n. The side (of an object) which faces the land rather than the water.


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  • Who are those indolent hobbits who stand about on the land-side when you disembark?

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Stillwell's party explored and conducted geologic studies for about 60 miles on the land-side of the coast line of King George V Land

    Mawson, Shackleton and the end of the Heroic Age

  • We have indications that one bridge might have been targeted as a site for an IED (suggesting that all might be at risk) and we know that the land-side security was in the hands of the local police.

    Plenty of questions

  • “The City of the Rock,” being situated on a high, bluff, rocky peninsula, backed on the land-side by steep barren hills.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • It is surrounded on the land-side by a wall, in a tolerable state of repair, but of no strength.

    Travels in Arabia

  • I failed to remark the line of trenches supposed to defend the land-side, but I did remark the “maiangas,” said to be indigo vats made by the

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • “Well, most are already laid up for the winter and the crews dispersed land-side.”

    Conqueror's Moon

  • And this gave birth to the idea of having toroidal generating geometry, with its center -- one with its center deep in the earth for the land-side building, and a toroid with its center in the sky for the island building.

    Moshe Safdie on building uniqueness

  • Again, perhaps this is a thing that we've gradually adopted as a fortress America thought, that we don't have to protect outside of that land-side/air-side boundary.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2002

  • "We estimate that the cost of the land-side infrastructure within the demarcated IDZ area will be around R700-million ... and we have been able to determine we will break even in year eight."

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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