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asquint

[uh-skwint] /əˈskwɪnt/
adverb, adjective
1.
with an oblique glance or squint; askance; slyly; dubiously.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English, equivalent to a- a-1 + squint, of uncertain origin
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asquint

/əˈskwɪnt/
adverb, adjective
1.
(postpositive) with a glance from the corner of the eye, esp a furtive one
Word Origin
C13: perhaps from Dutch schuinte slant, of obscure origin
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