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 for siding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Side \Side\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sided; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Siding.]
     1. To lean on one side. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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     2. To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its
        interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides;
        as, to side with the ministerial party.
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              All side in parties, and begin the attack. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Siding \Sid"ing\, n.
     1. Attaching one's self to a party.
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     2. A side track, as a railroad; a turnout.
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     3. (Carp.) The covering of the outside wall of a frame house,
        whether made of weatherboards, vertical boarding with
        cleats, shingles, or the like.
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     4. (Shipbuilding) The thickness of a rib or timber, measured,
        at right angles with its side, across the curved edge; as,
        a timber having a siding of ten inches.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  siding
      n 1: a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling
           stock or enable trains on the same line to pass [syn:
           siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetrack]
      2: material applied to the outside of a building to make it
         weatherproof

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  139 Moby Thesaurus words for "siding":
     L, adobe, ashlar, bank, beam, billet, board, boarding, border,
     branch, brick, bricks and mortar, broadside, cable railway, cement,
     cheek, chop, clapboard, clinker, coast, cog railway, concrete,
     cord, cordwood, covering materials, deal, driftwood, el,
     electric railway, elevated, elevated railway, embankment, feeder,
     feeder line, ferroconcrete, firebrick, firewood, flag, flagstone,
     flank, flooring, gravity-operated railway, hand, handedness,
     hardwood, haunch, hip, horse railway, jowl, junction, laterality,
     lath, lath and plaster, lathing, lathwork, light railroad, line,
     log, lumber, main line, many-sidedness, masonry, metro, monorail,
     mortar, multilaterality, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, pavement,
     paving, paving material, plank, planking, plasters, plyboard,
     plywood, pole, post, prestressed concrete, profile, puncheon,
     quarter, rack railway, rack-and-pinion railway, rail, rail line,
     railroad, railway, roadbed, roadway, roofage, roofing, shake,
     sheathing, sheathing board, sheeting, shingle, shore, side,
     sideboard, sidetrack, slab, slat, softwood, splat, stave, stick,
     stick of wood, stone, stovewood, street railway, streetcar line,
     subway, switchback, temple, terminal, terminus, three-by-four,
     tile, tiling, timber, timbering, timberwork, track, tram, tramline,
     trestle, trolley line, trunk, trunk line, tube, turnout,
     two-by-four, underground, unilaterality, walling, weatherboard,
     wood
  
  

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