sideling

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From Middle English sidlyng (early 14th century), from side + -lyng ((frequentive)) (modern English side +‎ -ling ((frequentive))).

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sideling (comparative more sideling, superlative most sideling)

  1. directed toward one side
  2. inclining, having an inclination

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sideling (comparative more sideling, superlative most sideling)

  1. in a sidelong direction
  2. obliquely; askew
    • Jonathan Swift
      A fellow nailed up maps [] some sideling, and others upside down.

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