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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Side \Side\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Sided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Siding}.]

1. To lean on one side. [Obs.] --Bacon.

2. To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.

All side in parties, and begin the attack. --Pope.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Siding \Sid"ing\, noun

1. Attaching one's self to a party.

2. A side track, as a railroad; a turnout.

3. (Carp.) The covering of the outside wall of a frame house, whether made of weatherboards, vertical boarding with cleats, shingles, or the like.

4. (Shipbuilding) The thickness of a rib or timber, measured, at right angles with its side, across the curved edge; as, a timber having a siding of ten inches.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

siding

noun

1: a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass [syn: {siding}, {railroad siding}, {turnout}, {sidetrack}]

2: material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof


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