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upside


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upside  \Up"side`\,  n. 
  The  upper  side  the  part  that  is  uppermost. 
 
  {To  be  upsides  with},  to  be  even  with  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Scot.] 
  --Sir  W.  Scott.  --T.  Hughes. 
 
  {Upside  down}.  [Perhaps  a  corruption  of  OE  up  so  down 
  literally,  up  as  down.]  With  the  upper  part  undermost; 
  hence  in  confusion;  in  complete  disorder;  topsy-turvy. 
  --Shak. 
 
  These  that  have  turned  the  world  upside  down  are 
  come  hither  also  --Acts  xvii. 
  6. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  upside 
  n  :  the  highest  or  uppermost  side  of  anything  "put  your  books 
  on  top  of  the  desk";  "only  the  top  side  of  the  box  was 
  painted"  [syn:  {top},  {top  side},  {upper  side}] 




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