adjective, adverb
with a tilt or inclination; tilted: Hold the bottle slightly atilt.
with the lance in hand in tilting.

1555–65; a-1 + tilt1 Unabridged
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atilt (əˈtɪlt)
adv, —adj
1.  in a tilted or inclined position
2.  archaic in or as if in a joust

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Example sentences
Survivors recalled seeing houses bob by, atilt in the swift current, the doomed families huddled at their windows.
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