from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That member of the structure of a machine which is at either side, as the side-frame of a locomotive, a motor-car, or a steam fire-engine.
- n. The supporting-frame for the guides of the cross-head in an old-style vertical marine engine having no beam, but two back-acting connecting-rods from the cross-head.
- n. Any side portion of a frame or structure.
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It is quite remarkable for the abundance of fish; and we saw upwards of fifty large canoes engaged in the fishery, which is carried on by means of hand-nets with side-frame poles about seven feet long.
The passion of the search gave extraordinary vigilance to her senses, and as she raised the wooden side-frame she heard the fall of some tiny object on the floor.