Source: Adventurers Wanted The Axe of Sundering. M. L. Forman. Page 244.
Context: Darthon sat in a massive stone chair, backed by several soldiers and flanked by Timold on his right.
In Their Words: 1. be situated on each side of or on one side of (someone or something).
2. guard or strengthen (a military force or position) from the side.
3. attack down or from the sides, or rake with gunfire from the sides.
In My Words: surrounded by people.