Meaning of sklent

sklent

Pronunciation: (sklent), [key]
— Scot. and North Eng. Scot. and North Eng.
—n.
  1. any slanting surface, as a slope.
  2. a sideways or oblique movement.
  3. a sideways glance.
—v.i.
  1. to move or lie on a slant.
  2. to deviate from a straight course.
  3. to deviate from the truth; lie.
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