Meaning of side curtain in English:

side curtain

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪd kəːtn/


  • 1A curtain at the side of a room, enclosure, etc.

  • 2Originally: a protective screen at either side of an open motor vehicle. Now chiefly: either of the flexible sides of a curtain-sided lorry or trailer.


Late 15th century; earliest use found in Wardrobe Accounts of Edward IV. From side + curtain.