Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of woodside.

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Examples

  • Biennials are found most abundantly in waste places along woodsides and where the soil for a long time has been left undisturbed.

    The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.

  • Behind her came another woman in a duffle cloak, a crone with eyes as black as sloes, and a skin as brown as beechnuts, and unkempt hair like the fireless smoke of Old Man's Beard straying where it will on the November woodsides.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • Behind her came another woman in a duffle cloak, a crone with eyes as black as sloes, and a skin as brown as beech-nuts, and unkempt hair like the fireless smoke of Old Man's Beard straying where it will on the November woodsides.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • Even now the same sensation comes back to me, more rarely but not less keenly, at smoke going up from the chimney of an unseen house surrounded by woods, and certain effects of sunset upon lonely woodsides and far-off bright waters.

    The Silent Isle

  • These artichokes are much grown by damp woodsides, and on other land of little value, in the valleys of Périgord.

    Two Summers in Guyenne

  • The action was commenced by emulous skirmishers, who crawled from the woodsides, and annoyed each other from coverts of ridge, stump, and stone heap.

    Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War

  • She arose all darling naked as she was, and went to the window and looked out on the beauty of the spring, while the sound of the market-wains brought to her mind the thought of the meads, and the streams of the river, and the woodsides beyond the city; and she fell a-longing for them, as a while she knelt on the window-seat, half dreaming and asleep again, till the sun came round that way, and its beams fell upon her bosom and her arms; and she stood up and looked on the fairness of her body, and a great desire took hold of her heart that it might be loved as it deserved by him whom she desired.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • She arose all darling naked as she was, and went to the window and looked out on the beauty of the spring, while the sound of the market-wains brought to her mind the thought of the meads, and the streams of the river, and the woodsides beyond the city; and she fell a-longing for them, as a while she knelt on the window-seat, half dreaming and asleep again, till the sun came round that way, and its beams fell upon her bosom and her arms; and she stood up and looked on the fairness of her body, and a great desire took hold of her heart that it might be loved as it deserved by him whom she desired.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

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