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1) asquint. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...With a sidelong glance. Middle English : a-, on; see a-2 + -squint; akin to skwyn (in of skwyn, obliquely)....

2) The Room of Nár the Squinter-with-the-left-eye. 1909-14. The Destruction of Dá Derga's Hostel. The Harvard Classics
... There I beheld a one-eyed man asquint with a ruinous eye. A swine s head he had on the fire, continually squealing. Liken thou that, O Fer rogain! 1 Easy for me...

3) 20980. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...as the heavens. When he has base ends, and speaks falsely, the eye is muddy and sometimes asquint. ATTRIBUTION:Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet,...

4) squint. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See strabismus. 5. A hagioscope. 1. Looking obliquely or askance. 2. Squint-eyed. Short for asquint.squinter -NOUNsquinty -ADJECTIVE...

5) 217. Obliquity. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...knock-kneed (distorted) [See Distortion]; bevel, out of the perpendicular; aslope; asquint, backhand or backhanded. UPHILL, rising, ascending, acclivous. DOWNHILL,...

6) The Fourth Book. III. Of Many Pleasant Discourses Passed between Don Quixote and Those of His Company, After He Had Abandoned the Rigorous Place of His Penance. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. 1909-14. Don Quixote, Part 1. The Harvard Classics
...Dusky Sight (because, although his eyes stood in their right places, yet do they still look asquint, which he doth to terrify the beholders), I say that my father...

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