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- n. Obsolete form of slant.
- v. Obsolete form of slant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See slant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To slant; slope; glance; glint.
- To jest; bandy jokes.
- To cause to turn aslant or aside; ward off; parry.
- To rend; cleave.
- n. A jest or witticism.
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But we fastened an anchor upon the land, and with main strength drew her off; and so the fifteenth day we discovered afar off the mountains of Guiana, to our great joy, and towards the evening had a slent (push) of a northerly wind that blew very strong, which brought us in sight of the great river
‘cope’, ‘cape’ and ‘cap’; ‘tip’ and ‘top’; ‘slent’ (now obsolete) and