Sidled
Sidle Si"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sidled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sidling}.] [From {Side}.] To go or move with one side foremost; to move sidewise; as, to sidle through a crowd or narrow opening. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

He . . . then sidled close to the astonished girl. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • sidle — UK [ˈsaɪd(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms sidle : present tense I/you/we/they sidle he/she/it sidles present participle sidling past tense sidled past participle sidled to move slowly in a particular direction, usually because you are… …   English dictionary

  • Sidle — Si dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sidled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sidling}.] [From {Side}.] To go or move with one side foremost; to move sidewise; as, to sidle through a crowd or narrow opening. Swift. [1913 Webster] He . . . then sidled close to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sidling — Sidle Si dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sidled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sidling}.] [From {Side}.] To go or move with one side foremost; to move sidewise; as, to sidle through a crowd or narrow opening. Swift. [1913 Webster] He . . . then sidled close to the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sidle — [[t]sa͟ɪd(ə)l[/t]] sidles, sidling, sidled VERB If you sidle somewhere, you walk there in a quiet or cautious way, as if you do not want anyone to notice you. [V prep/adv] A young man sidled up to me and said, May I help you? ... [V prep/adv] He… …   English dictionary

  • sidle — /ˈsaɪdl / (say suydl) verb (i) (sidled, sidling) 1. to move sideways or obliquely. 2. to move furtively or unobtrusively: *Then Anderson sidled up to Dad and talked into his ear. –steele rudd, 1899. 3. NZ to negotiate a steep slope or sideling. 4 …   Australian English dictionary

  • si|dle — «SY duhl», verb, dled, dling, noun. –v.i. 1. to move sideways: »“I can t bear those things,” Wilson said, sidling through the door (Graham Greene). 2. to move sideways slowly so as not to attract attention: »The little boy shyly sidled up to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sidle — verb (sidled; sidling) Etymology: probably back formation from 2sideling Date: 1577 intransitive verb to go or move with one side foremost especially in a furtive advance transitive verb to cause to move or turn sideways • sidle noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Trent Affair — James Murray Mason (1798–1871). John Sli …   Wikipedia

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