siding etymology

English word siding comes from English landlubber, English side

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Detailed word origin of siding

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
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 [...]
siding English (eng) (North America) A building material which covers and protects the sides of a house or other building.

Words with the same origin as siding

Descendants of landlubber
landlubbing
Descendants of side
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