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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asquint  \A*squint"\,  adv  [Cf.  {Askant},  {Squint}.] 
  With  the  eye  directed  to  one  side  not  in  the  straight  line 
  of  vision;  obliquely;  awry,  so  as  to  see  distortedly  as  to 
  look  asquint. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asquint 
  adj  :  (used  especially  of  glances)  directed  to  one  side  with  or  as 
  if  with  doubt  or  suspicion  or  envy;  "her  eyes  with 
  their  misted  askance  look"-  Elizabeth  Bowen;  "sidelong 
  glances"  [syn:  {askance},  {askant},  {squint},  {squint-eyed}, 
  {squinty},  {sidelong}] 




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