riverside etymology

English word riverside comes from English river, English side

Detailed word origin of riverside

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river English (eng) (poker) The last card dealt in a hand.. A large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea.. Any large flow of a liquid in a single body. One who rives or splits. (poker) To improve one’s hand to beat another player on the final card in a poker game.
side English (eng) (UK, _, dialectal) Widely; wide; far. (Scotland) Far; distant.. (UK, _, archaic, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.. Being on the left or right, or toward the left or right; lateral.. Indirect; oblique; incidental. (British, Australia, Ireland, dated) A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being [...]
riverside English (eng) A bank or side of a river. At or near the side of a river.

Words with the same origin as riverside

Descendants of side