from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Damaged by a side-wipe. See side-wipe, 2.
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Norris side-wiped a fence, and Phillips fell into a hole without publishing a notice, so that his mechanician got off over the bonnet and broke his collar-bone.
He irritates me AND he’s one of the stupid idiots driving around on the L.A. freeways (he nearly side-wiped me when he cut me off in Burbank. jerk!)