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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See askance.
  • See askance.


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  • Rational & well-bred Persons may look ascance at these latter-day Whigs & Tories, behaving no better and likely worse than they did in my Day, empower'd, as they are, by the Internet.


  • When the farmer observes me on his territories, he eyes me _ascance_; suspecting a design to purchase his farm, or take it out of his hands.

    An History of Birmingham (1783)


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