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Definition of "sidling" [sidling]

  • Alternative spelling of sideling. (adjective)
  • Alternative spelling of sideling. (adverb)
  • Present participle of sidle. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sidling" in a sentence
  • "Yet somehow, by a kind of sidling process, he took up a new position in regard to the fire and themselves, the result of which was that they occupied the best places, while he stood at one corner in an attitude which resisted attack and yet invited it."
  • "If the trail be at all "sidling" (and mountain trails are almost always "sidling"), the toboggan swings off on the side of the inclination and must be kept on the trail by main force."
  • "Such a trail, called a "sidling" trail in the vernacular of mushing, is always difficult and laborious to travel, for the sled slips continually off it into the loose snow or the ice cracks, and often for long stretches at a time one man must hold up the nose of the sled while the other toils at the handle-bars."