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sideling

[sahyd-ling] /ˈsaɪd lɪŋ/
adverb
1.
sidelong or sideways; obliquely.
adjective
2.
having an oblique position; inclined or sloping.
Origin of sideling
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English sid(e)ling; see side1, -ling2
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  • The next day, as usual, we blacked and painted, and waylaid them near sideling Hill.

  • He may commence by sideling toward other horses or objects on his left, or by suddenly turning around to the right.

    The American Horsewoman Elizabeth Karr
  • Foley, slipped far down in his chair, eyed the contractors with a sideling, insolent glance.

    The Walking Delegate Leroy Scott
  • The distance from the foot to the summit of sideling Hill is four miles, and it is the longest hill on the road.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • This was an awkward position in which to command his footing along a sideling, icy path.

    North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • Along the foot of this mountain, a stream, known as sideling Hill creek, runs the entire length of the valley.

    Bee Hunting John Ready Lockard

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