Obliquing
Oblique Ob*lique", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Obliqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obliquing}.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster]

Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of his spine. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon; -- formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half-facing either to the right or left. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oblique — Ob*lique , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Obliqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obliquing}.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster] Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obliqued — Oblique Ob*lique , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Obliqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obliquing}.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster] Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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