near·side

near·side
/ˈniɚˌsaıd/ adj
Brit : on the left side :left-hand

The car's nearside headlight is out.

the nearside lane

: the left-hand side

The car was hit on the nearside.

— compare offside

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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