asquint

asquint

[uh-skwint]
adverb, adjective
with an oblique glance or squint; askance; slyly; dubiously.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English, equivalent to a- a-1 + squint, of uncertain origin

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asquint (əˈskwɪnt)
 
adv, —adj
(postpositive) with a glance from the corner of the eye, esp a furtive one
 
[C13: perhaps from Dutch schuinte slant, of obscure origin]

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