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agley

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[uh-glee, uh-gley, uh-glahy] /əˈgli, əˈgleɪ, əˈglaɪ/
adverb, Chiefly Scot.
1.
off the right line; awry; wrong.
Origin of agley
1775-1785
1775-85; a-1 + gley glee2
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agley

/əˈɡleɪ; əˈɡlaɪ; əˈɡliː/
adverb, adjective
1.
(Scot) awry; askew
Word Origin
from gley squint
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