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

  Off \Off\, prep.
     Not on; away from; as, to be off one's legs or off the bed;
     two miles off the shore. --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]
     Off hand. See Offhand.
     Off side
     (Football), out of play; -- said when a player has got in
                front of the ball in a scrimmage, or when the ball
                has been last touched by one of his own side
                behind him.
     To be off color,
     (a) to be of a wrong color.
     (b) to be mildly obscene.
     To be off one's food or To be off one's feed, (Colloq.)
        to have no appetite; to be eating less than usual.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Off \Off\, a.
     1. On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an
        animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on
        foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off
        horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the nigh or
        near horse or ox; the off leg.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to
        business or affairs, or is absent from his post, and,
        hence, a time when affairs are not urgent; as, he took an
        off day for fishing: an off year in politics. "In the off
        season." --Thackeray.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Designating a time when one's performance is below normal;
        as, he had an off day.
     Off side.
        (a) The right hand side in driving; the farther side. See
        (b) (Cricket) See Off, n.
            [1913 Webster]

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