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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sidelong  \Side"long`\,  adv  [See  {Sideling},  adv.] 
  1.  Laterally;  obliquely;  in  the  direction  of  the  side 
  2.  On  the  side  as  to  lay  a  thing  sidelong. 
  Note:  [See  {Sideling},  adv  ]  --Evelyn. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sidelong  \Side"long`\,  a. 
  Lateral;  oblique;  not  being  directly  in  front;  as  a  sidelong 
  The  bashful  virgin's  sidelong  looks  of  love. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  (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},  {asquint},  {squint}, 
  {squint-eyed},  {squinty}] 
  2:  situated  at  or  extending  to  the  side  "the  lateral  branches 
  of  a  tree";  "shot  out  sidelong  boughs"-  Tennyson  [syn:  {lateral}] 
  3:  inclining  or  directed  to  one  side  "moved  downward  in  a 
  sidelong  way"  Bram  Stoker 
  adv  1:  on  the  side  "the  plow  lay  sidelong  on  the  ground" 
  2:  with  the  side  toward  someone  or  something  "seated  sidelong 
  to  the  window"-  Nathaniel  Hawthorne 
  3:  to  toward  or  at  one  side  "darting  eyes  looking  sidelong  out 
  of  a  wizened  face"  [syn:  {sideways},  {obliquely}] 

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