Definition of Aslant. Meaning of Aslant. Synonyms of Aslant

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Definition of Aslant

Aslant
Aslant A*slant", adv. & a. [Pref. a- + slant.] Toward one side; in a slanting direction; obliquely. [The shaft] drove through his neck aslant. --Dryden.
Aslant
Aslant A*slant", prep. In a slanting direction over; athwart. There is a willow grows aslant a brook. --Shak.

Meaning of Aslant from wikipedia

- reports that Ophelia had climbed into a willow tree (There is a willow grows aslant the brook), and that the branch had broken and dropped Ophelia into the...
- (archaic or dialectal) unto (archaic or poetic) uptill ago apart aside aslant (archaic) away[citation needed] hence[citation needed] notwithstanding (also...
- their perfumed censers white, Softened rays of sunlight falling In lines aslant, and warm, and bright, Shall gild the altar, nave and chancel; Rest with...
- Street. The site bordered the old Boston Post Road, which predated, and ran aslant of, the Manhattan street grid established by the Commissioners' Plan of...
- circles. The carts were joined wheel to wheel by chains and positioned aslant, with their corners attached to each other, so that horses could be harnessed...
- unsentimental, heart-affirming ending of Quichotte, that "sane man," is the aslant answer to the question of what is real and what is unreal. A remembrance...
- most notable difference being between the vertical bow rising shomen and aslant bow rising shamen. The h****etsu of shomen-style consists of the following...
- circles. The carts were joined wheel to wheel by chains and positioned aslant, with their corners attached to each other, so that horses could be harnessed...
- climbed back into my carriagenearly turned over a viaduct, and caught aslant upon the turn — to extricate the worthy couple. They were much soiled, but...
- Deal, who also provided vocals. It has been described as a "delicately aslant closer" and a "far less direct but still affecting duet" in which "Deal's...
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