[sklent]Scot. and North England
- any slanting surface, as a slope.
- a sideways or oblique movement.
- a sideways glance.
- to move or lie on a slant.
- to deviate from a straight course.
- to deviate from the truth; lie.
Origin of sklent
1505–15; earlier sklente (v.), variant of Middle English slenten to slant
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Examples from the Web for sklent
I gae a sklent wi my ee to Daniel Roy Macpherson, an he was leaned ower the back o the seat, and fan into a kink o laughing.