with an oblique glance or squint; askance; slyly; dubiously.
But I know that Providence looketh not asquint, but looketh straight out, and through all men’s darkness.
Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford
He,’ indicating the sun, ‘can only get at me asquint by that time, and I’m a match for him with my blue umbrella.
The Pillars of the House, Vol. I (of 2) Charlotte M. Yonge
(postpositive) with a glance from the corner of the eye, esp a furtive one
early 13c., “obliquely, with a sidelong glance,” of uncertain etymology; from a- (1) + “a word corresponding to Du. schuinte ‘slope, slant’ of the independent use of which no instances survive …” [OED]. “Middle English Dictionary” compares French équinter “cut to a point;” French dialectal (e)squintar “cast a glance, look furtively.”
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airport surveillance radar. U.S. Navy. air-sea rescue. Historical Examples ASR, it appeared, with her violent temper, was frightening them all out of their wits. A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 1 [of 2] Anne Blunt They eat about nine in the morning, and that meal is called El ghadda; noon El duhhr; three hours after noon […]
any of the four phases of the ideally conducted life: education, work, withdrawal from society, and asceticism. .
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