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sideling

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adverb side·ling \ˈsīd-liŋ\

Definition of sideling

archaic

  1. :  in a sidelong direction :  sideways

Origin and Etymology of sideling

Middle English sidling, from 1side + 2-ling


First Known Use: 15th century


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sideling

adjective side·ling

Definition of sideling

  1. 1 archaic :  directed toward one side :  oblique

  2. 2 archaic :  having an inclination :  sloping sideling ground

12th Century

First Known Use of sideling

12th century


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