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sidecar

1. a small car attached on one side to a motorcycle, usually for one passenger, the other side being supported by a single wheel
2. a cocktail containing brandy with equal parts of Cointreau and lemon juice
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sidecar

(1)
Synonym slap on the side. Especially used of add-ons for the late and unlamented IBM PCjr.

sidecar

(2)
The IBM PC compatibility box that could be bolted onto the side of an Amiga. Designed and produced by Commodore, it broke all of the company's own design rules. If it worked with any other peripherals, it was by magic.
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