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atilt


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Atilt  \A*tilt"\,  adv  [Pref.  a-  +  tilt.] 
  1.  In  the  manner  of  a  tilter;  in  the  position,  or  with  the 
  action  of  one  making  a  thrust.  ``To  run  atilt  at  men.'' 
  --Hudibras. 
 
  2.  In  the  position  of  a  cask  tilted,  or  with  one  end  raised. 
 
  Note:  [In  this  sense  sometimes  used  as  an  adjective.] 
 
  Abroach,  atilt,  and  run  Even  to  the  lees  of 
  honor.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  atilt 
  adj  :  departing  or  being  caused  to  depart  from  the  true  vertical 
  or  horizontal;  "the  leaning  tower  of  Pisa";  "the 
  headstones  were  tilted"  [syn:  {canted},  {leaning},  {tilted}, 
  {tipped}] 




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