Definitions

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  • adjective Beside a railway.

Etymologies

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rail +‎ -side

Examples

  • At one point Twain tallied no less than twenty-two of his fellow passengers throwing up over the side of the ship, not counting a returning United States Army cavalry captain who never got out of bed and, presumably, the dwarf in cabin 2-G, whose attendance at railside was not otherwise noted.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • At one point Twain tallied no less than twenty-two of his fellow passengers throwing up over the side of the ship, not counting a returning United States Army cavalry captain who never got out of bed and, presumably, the dwarf in cabin 2-G, whose attendance at railside was not otherwise noted.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • A railside pylon sliced off the roof of the refreshment car, killing four people.

    Traveling On The Cheap

  • Near at hand, on the outskirts of the railside towns, were pink hibiscus, bouga-nvillea, poignant syringas, lavender bushes and wild poppies.

    Sepulchre

  • At noon he stepped off the train into the railside village of Daheyan, a stroll of approximately one hundred yards along a main street empty and sand-scattered, ideal, he thought, for gunslingers and sombreroed layabouts.

    Heaven Lake

  • Then a peel of lightning, a white-veined brightness, and a railside fruit orchard flared into view.

    Heaven Lake

  • Then a peel of lightning, a white-veined brightness, and a railside fruit orchard flared into view.

    Heaven Lake

  • At noon he stepped off the train into the railside village of Daheyan, a stroll of approximately one hundred yards along a main street empty and sand-scattered, ideal, he thought, for gunslingers and sombreroed layabouts.

    Heaven Lake

  • At noon he stepped off the train into the railside village of Daheyan, a stroll of approximately one hundred yards along a main street empty and sand-scattered, ideal, he thought, for gunslingers and sombreroed layabouts.

    Heaven Lake

  • Then a peel of lightning, a white-veined brightness, and a railside fruit orchard flared into view.

    Heaven Lake

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