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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction.

Usage examples (37)
  • A sidelight is a tall narrow window alongside a door
  • "No, the sidelight is too low," Joan answered.
  • I can vouch for the truth of another "sidelight," though from only one experience.
  • An interesting sidelight (maybe) -- re PORGY & BESS for more
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