aslope

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Old English *aslopen, from aslupan (to slip away)

Adjective[edit]

aslope (comparative more aslope, superlative most aslope)

  1. slanted or sloping
    • 1911, Chesterton, The Innocence of Father Brown, The Honor of Israel Gow
      Far as the eye could see, farther and farther as they mounted the slope, were seas beyond seas of pines, now all aslope one way under the wind.

Adverb[edit]

aslope (comparative more aslope, superlative most aslope)

  1. slanted or sloping

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