sklent

verb \ˈsklent\

Definition of sklent

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly Scottish :  to glance sideways :  look askance

  3. 2 chiefly Scottish :  to cast aspersions

  4. transitive verb
  5. Scottish :  to direct sideways :  slant

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Origin and Etymology of sklent

Middle English sclenten to strike obliquely, alteration of slenten — more at slant


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