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aslant


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aslant  \A*slant"\,  adv  &  a.  [Pref.  a-  +  slant.] 
  Toward  one  side  in  a  slanting  direction;  obliquely. 
 
  [The  shaft]  drove  through  his  neck  aslant.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aslant  \A*slant"\,  prep. 
  In  a  slanting  direction  over  athwart. 
 
  There  is  a  willow  grows  aslant  a  brook.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aslant 
  adj  :  having  an  oblique  or  slanted  direction  [syn:  {aslope},  {diagonal}, 
  {slanted},  {slanting},  {sloped},  {sloping}] 
  adv  1:  over  or  across  in  a  slanting  direction 
  2:  at  an  oblique  angle;  "the  sun  shone  aslant  into  his  face" 
  [syn:  {obliquely},  {athwart}] 




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