agley

agley

[uh-glee, uh-gley, uh-glahy]
adverb Chiefly Scot.
off the right line; awry; wrong.
Also, agly.


Origin:
1775–85; a-1 + gley glee2

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agley or aglee (əˈɡleɪ, əˈɡlaɪ, əˈɡliː)
 
adv, —adj
(Scot) awry; askew
 
[from gley squint]
 
aglee or aglee
 
adv, —adj
 
[from gley squint]

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