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  1. simple past tense and past participle of cant


canted (comparative more canted, superlative most canted)

  1. Having angles.
    a-six canted bolt head
    a canted window
  2. Inclined at an angle to something else; sloping.
    • Philip Larkin, Vers de Société
      I could spend half my evenings, if I wanted, / Holding a glass of washing sherry, canted / Over to catch the drivel of some bitch / Who's read nothing but Which []

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for canted in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)