open side

open side

n
1. (Rugby)
a. the side of the scrum on which the majority of the backs are ranged
b. (as modifier): an open-side flanker.
2. (Rugby) openside a flanker who plays on the open side of the scrum
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The burn was full of trout; the wood of cushat-doves; on the open side of the mountain beyond, whaups would be always whistling, and cuckoos were plentiful.
About noon a man was to be spied, straggling up the open side of the mountain in the sun, and looking round him as he came, from under his hand.
We took our station on the open side of the square, and were speedily surrounded by all the principal chiefs and officers.
Before I forced my way back to the open side of the hedge, I thought it desirable to tear up the bills and letters, for fear of being traced by them if they were found in the plantation.
It was very much like a merry-go-round tent, with open sides and gay flags flying from the poles.
The cold wind seemed to blow colder there, than outside the gate; and it made a shrill noise in howling in and out at the open sides of the brewery, like the noise of wind in the rigging of a ship at sea.
As for the public vehicles, expect a stop-and-go traffic while traversing the open side of the San Pedro Bridge.
Fabric building solutions specialist has announced the Commodity HD Building, featuring an open side that simplifies bulk and aggregate storage.
"Players like ex-Boyde and open side flanker Kerry Wood and inside centre Kyle physical and abrasive.
COVENTRY have confirmed the signing of open side flanker Rob Nash on a two-year contract from Welsh Premiership side Cross Keys.
LEPTON: July 29, 2pm - force open side door using unknown implement.