Definition of Side arms. Meaning of Side arms. Synonyms of Side arms
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Definition of Side arms
Side arms Side Side, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the
side, or toward the side; lateral.
One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. --Dryden.
2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a
side issue; a side view or remark.
The law hath no side respect to their persons.
3. [AS. s[=i]d. Cf Side, n.] Long; large; extensive. [Obs.
or Scot.] --Shak.
His gown had side sleeves down to mid leg.
Side action, in breech-loading firearms, a mechanism for
operating the breech block, which is moved by a lever that
Side arms, weapons worn at the side, as sword, bayonet,
Side ax, an ax of which the handle is bent to one side.
Side-bar rule (Eng. Law.), a rule authorized by the courts
to be granted by their officers as a matter of course,
without formal application being made to them in open
court; -- so called because anciently moved for by the
attorneys at side bar, that is, informally. --Burril.
Side box, a box or inclosed seat on the side of a theater.
To insure a side-box station at half price.
Side chain, one of two safety chains connecting a tender
with a locomotive, at the sides.