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 astonished girl. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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