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- (dated) Aslant, or sloping.
1901, Elizabeth Stoddard, The Morgesons:
- While appearing to listen to Adelaide, her eyes wandered over me with speculation askant in them.
- (dated) Aslant, or askance, or sideways
1917, Eugene Manlove Rhodes, Copper Streak Trail:
- He folded the bill lovingly and tucked it away; but he flipped the coin from his thumb, spinning in the sun, caught it as it fell, and glanced askant at old Pete.