narrow side

narrow side

Of a door, the face of a door which contacts the doorframe stops.
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It was quite a walk, by mysterious staircases and corridors, from Mrs General's apartment, --hoodwinked by a narrow side street with a low gloomy bridge in it, and dungeon-like opposite tenements, their walls besmeared with a thousand downward stains and streaks, as if every crazy aperture in them had been weeping tears of rust into the Adriatic for centuries--to Mr Dorrit's apartment: with a whole English house- front of window, a prospect of beautiful church-domes rising into the blue sky sheer out of the water which reflected them, and a hushed murmur of the Grand Canal laving the doorways below, where his gondolas and gondoliers attended his pleasure, drowsily swinging in a little forest of piles.
I turned into a narrow side street, you understand," he went on negligently, and paused as if it were not worth talking about.
The narrowest of its narrow sides overhung the steep green bank of a railway, and was shaken by passing trains.
After the break, Martyn Williams was allowed to escape down the narrow side of a scrum and the old stager had more than enough experience to make the Ospreys pay.
PARENTS jamming narrow side streets with parked cars on a daily school run are putting lives at risk, campaigners claim.
But this plot of land is a green space and the house will be built in a narrow side street off Front Street which will cause traffic congestion.
But Scotland notched their second try after 18 minutes when Redpath popped the ball down the narrow side for lock Grimes to run into the corner.
The consultations follow complaints from residents that because of the design of their homes, which only have narrow side entries, they would be forced to drag the bins through their homes to place them outside their front doors for emptying.
Both local and national police had to be sent in to direct traffic away from the chaos and on to narrow side roads.
Aberavon had fought back from 13-3 down to trail by only three points but a neat dart down the narrow side from McCarthy tipped the balance in Ponty's favour 11 minutes from time.
But the lead changed hands yet again as the inspired Connor slotted two penalties and the victory was sealed eight minutes from time when the whole back row combined down the narrow side off a line-out, with Tandy showing good strength to force his way over.
Townsend featured several times in the slick sequence that resulted in wing Stephen Cranston outpacing Graeme Beveridge down the narrow side before leaving Stuart Moffat for dead with a superb sidestep to claim the first touchdown of the contest.