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upside

 [cf. US Black "I'm going to go up side your head": I'm going to strike you (Claerbaut); cf. OΕD upsides adv. on a level with, alongside of; cf. Scots upsides wi'revenged on CSD prep. alongside of; up against: The boat was pulling upside the duck (Exuma). I goin ' knock 'im up-side he head (Nassau). (Gen.)

Tags: adverb

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Last update: 2010-11-10 03:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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