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- adv. In a sloping fashion; obliquely.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Obliquely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Obliquely; so as to slope or be sloping.
The second member or part of the Plough, is called the skeath, and is a péece of woode of two foote and a halfe in length, and of eight inches in breadth, and two inches in thicknesse: it is driuen extreamly hard into the Plough-beame, slopewise, so that ioyned they present this figure.