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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Upside \Up"side`\, n.
1. The upper side; the part that is uppermost.
2. the benefits; the positive features; -- said of a
situation or event that has both positive (good) and
negative (bad) aspects.
To be upsides with, to be even with. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
--Sir W. Scott. --T. Hughes.
Upside down. [Perhaps a corruption of OE. up so down,
literally, up as down.] With the upper part undermost;
hence, in confusion; in complete disorder; topsy-turvy.
These that have turned the world upside down are
come hither also. --Acts xvii.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books
on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was
painted" [syn: top, top side, upper side, upside]
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