sklent

or sclent

[ sklent ]

noun
  1. any slanting surface, as a slope.

  2. a sideways or oblique movement.

  1. a sideways glance.

verb (used without object)
  1. to move or lie on a slant.

  2. to deviate from a straight course.

  1. to deviate from the truth; lie.

Origin of sklent

1
1505–15; earlier sklente (v.), variant of Middle English slenten to slant

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