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  • adj. Lacking a side; open at the sides

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Destitute of sides or side-parts; completely open at the side or sides.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • This is the sewing project I finished Friday, a sideless surcot.

    Surcot Ouvert with fur lining

  • I have finally finished a kruseler that is now waiting to be tried out with the appropriate hairdo underneath, and a woolen sideless surcote is finished apart from the hem.

    Garment Production

  • I might have been looking down into a bottomless, sideless well.

    The House on the Borderland

  • His response "Get out of here, you are a stooge, you are the people destroying Nigeria" So I slunk out of the venue, sideless and sank into a depression not helped by reading some of the pearls from the current campaign- Obasanjo on why the Igbo should vote for his party- "Any pikin wey Igbo woman born for me, I take am".

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Charlotte kept us company and various others came and went during the almost hour it took to pin in my Italian Ren, try on 2 other garb pieces and then get laced into the most surprising dress/sideless garment ever ....

    lacuriosa Diary Entry

  • Anyhoo, Katerina loaned me as back up garb for 12th Night a sideless laced up the sides piece of garb that she sometimes wears ... well ...

    lacuriosa Diary Entry

  • Lightly flour a pizza peel (or use a sideless baking sheet); invert 1 dough round onto peel, gently stretching it as needed to retain shape (do not stretch dough too thin; thin spots will burn quickly).

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • Indeed, Mr. TULLY (always, I find, quite admirable in characterisation, and that no mere matter of outward trick, but duly charged with feeling) made just such a decent, lovable, sideless officer as it has been the pride of the nation of shopkeepers to produce in the day of challenge.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, March 21, 1917

  • An infinite, independent [52] thing, is no less a contradiction, than an infinite circle or a sideless triangle.

    Biographia Literaria

  • Here was something brand new in pie technique, a sideless pie shell, of crumbs, a filling firm yet light as air, standing high in the middle and low at the sides.

    The Big Apple


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