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[sahyd-glans, -glahns] /ˈsaɪdˌglæns, -ˌglɑns/
a glance directed to the side; an oblique or sideways look:
a side-glance of displeasure at her interrupter.
Origin of side-glance
First recorded in 1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Seeing with a side-glance that Mr. Csar's back was still turned, he mounted a form, and pushed on the clock's hands.

    Tell England Ernest Raymond
  • Gustavo accepted the explanation with a side-glance at the hair.

    Jerry Jean Webster
  • "Perhaps the gentleman will be good enough to recite them," said Madame Denis, with a side-glance at her uncle.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • After a side-glance of scrutiny, the reply was, 'Neapolitans.'

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • Johannes saw the Robin nod his head and give a side-glance at Robinetta.

    Little Johannes Frederik van Eeden
  • (Here he cast a side-glance at the owner of the mansion, and winked to his clerk.) '

    Red Gauntlet Sir Walter Scott
  • "N-no," Kent spoke slowly, with a side-glance at the silent detective.

    The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The senator was so surprised, that he turned pale, and took a side-glance at the colonel.

    Stronghand Gustave Aimard
  • "We don't know," said Jeannie, turning a side-glance at her mother.

  • And yet with all his irony, all his scorn, Lucian has ever a side-glance at literature.

    Lucian's True History Lucian of Samosata

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