aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping(adverb)
having an oblique or slanted direction
over or across in a slanting direction
obliquely, aslant, athwart(adverb)
at an oblique angle
"the sun shone aslant into his face"
at a slant
diagonally over or across
Lay the gun aslant your lap.
toward one side; in a slanting direction; obliquely
in a slanting direction over; athwart
Origin: [Pref. a- + slant.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-slant′, adj. or adv. obliquely.—Also Asklent′ (Scot.).
The numerical value of aslant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of aslant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Justice, voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee, now aslant thy course, now at a later time.
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