side·​piece | \ ˈsīd-ˌpēs How to pronounce sidepiece (audio) \

Definition of sidepiece

: a piece forming or contained in the side of something the sidepiece of a carriage

Examples of sidepiece in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nate Archibald and Chuck Bass, played by Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick Then: Blair and Serena were no doubt the Upper East Side's main attraction, but poor little rich boys Nate and Chuck made for fun sideshows (and, at times, sidepieces). Peggy Truong, Cosmopolitan, "Gossip Girl Characters: Where Are They Now?," 19 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of sidepiece

1592, in the meaning defined above

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“Sidepiece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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