offsider


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offsider

(ˌɒfˈsaɪdə)
n
Austral and NZ a partner or assistant
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The old man goes to sleep during his 'watch' when police approach with rifles at the ready and shouting at Ben to surrender, and there is an exchange of shots in which bushranger and offsider are injured.
He and his offsider talk forests while I lean against the glass of the
One is characterised by his police brethren--his openly cautious sergeant (Tony Barry) and drug-squad colleague Johnno (Hugo Weaving) most conspicuously--as well as similarly reluctant farmers and workers, such as rancher Mr Bailey (David Field) and his kangarooshooting offsider, Pete (Ryan Kwanten).
A young Norse goddess expertly commanded this vessel, while her handsome offsider kitted us out in protective overalls and goggles to keep us dry and insulated as we skimmed the water at full throttle.
29 ( ANI ): Former Australian cricket captain Bill Lawry recalls his first meeting with former England cricketer Tony Greig - the man who would become his commentary box offsider for more than three decades.
Steyn finished with 3-54 from 22 overs while his Test attack offsider right-armer Philander (0-88) was outshone by back-up paceman Kleinveldt who took 2-60.
Owner Mona is ably assisted by offsider Bert and the wonderful receptionist Gulliver the cockatoo with a penchant for perfect human mimicry of 'Can I help you?
Fisher recruited another New Zealander, John Ord Shearer (1894-1981), as his offsider, which seemed to signal that he had a re-building strategy.
His jobs included postman, railwayman, pub worker and underground offsider at Mount Isa copper and silver mines.
Nicholas Offsider,"by Crisetta MacLeod, "The Bearded Ones," by Felicity Dowker, "The Wish," by Loretta Leslie.
Steve, even on his own, would have been very good but he's strengthened by his offsider.
Steve even on his own would have been very good but he's strengthened by his offsider.