Definition of overside in English:

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈsʌɪd/

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Over the side of a ship: we saw him dumped unceremoniously overside by the guards
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  • Drawing near the schooner, a crew was dispatched overside in the longboat with a squad of marines.
  • The expiry of 60 days after completion of discharge overside of the goods hereby insured from the overseas vessel at the final port of discharge.
  • Have you had a look overside to check our patches, Mr. Matthews?

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