Definitions

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  • v. To move sideways, especially in a series of S-shaped curves

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And some are well adapted to the surfaces they live on — with modified appendages for burrowing or the capacity to run on, dive into, swim in or sidewind across loose sand.

    Adaptations of desert amphibians and reptiles

  •   We took a trip to the desert and I was dying to sidewind for him.

    Fear of Snakes

  • We took a trip to the desert and I was dying to sidewind for him.

    Fear of Snakes

  • It is come to me also by a sidewind, as I may say, that you have been neighbouring more than was needful among some of the pestilent sect of Quakers — a people who own neither priest nor king, nor civil magistrate, nor the fabric of our law, and will not depone either IN

    Redgauntlet

  • But gaining the information needed to sidewind across sand, or crawl using just its scales, or climb trees without having claws to grip with.

    Najash rionegrina, a snake with legs - The Panda's Thumb

  • If the Constitution had meant to give the Senate a negative on the grade or destination, as well as the person, it would have said so in direct terms, and not left it to be effected by a sidewind.

    Reports and Opinions While Secretary of State

  • I scorn, like a British sailor, to do that by a sidewind, Farmer, that I ought not to do openly; but there are two sides to a blanket.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • It is come to me also by a sidewind, as I may say, that you have been neighbouring more than was needful among some of the pestilent sect of

    Redgauntlet

  • Kev Fox was blown into the back of a parked HGV by a strong sidewind on the A5, and took the rear subframe out with his shoulder.

    Telegraph Blogs

  • Of course Ewa's whispering voice is like the sidewind against the tree.

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