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strong side

noun, Football.
1.
the side of the offensive line where the tight end is positioned, thereby the side having the greater number of players.
Origin of strong side
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • With a head wind or a strong side wind some of the vessels forming the convoy are sure to be exposed to attack.

  • He has taken you on your weak side—or strong side, if you like that better.

    En Route J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • He was more fortunate than his neighbor and fellow inn keeper, Boss Rush, in belonging to the strong side.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • Why should a strong side wind interfere with a game of tennis?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • Should it flash a deep crimson immediately it is on the strong side.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • One cause of misdirection is the prevalence of a strong side wind.

    The Mastery of the Air William J. Claxton
  • Paddling in such a strong side wind out into the open lake was out of the question.

    The Island of Yellow Sands E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • In the suttas the strong side of Hindu memory is brought into play.

  • God might have given her fair play, and left her to fight the battle without furnishing auxiliaries to the strong side.

    Bible Romances George W. Foote
  • Those who represent him as ever strong upon the strong side, wilfully shut their eyes to half his history.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook

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