From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Upside \Up"side`\, n.
   1. The upper side; the part that is uppermost.
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   2. the benefits; the positive features; -- said of a
      situation or event that has both positive (good) and
      negative (bad) aspects.

   To be upsides with, to be even with. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
      --Sir W. Scott. --T. Hughes.

   Upside down. [Perhaps a corruption of OE. up so down,
      literally, up as down.] With the upper part undermost;
      hence, in confusion; in complete disorder; topsy-turvy.
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            These that have turned the world upside down are
            come hither also.                     --Acts xvii.
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