side-glance
noun Date: circa 1611 1. a glance directed to the side 2. a passing allusion ; an indirect or slight reference

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  • Side glance — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • side glance — noun 1. A sidelong glance 2. A passing allusion • • • Main Entry: ↑side …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-glance — noun a glance sideways she shot him an impatient side glance • Syn: ↑side look • Hypernyms: ↑glance, ↑glimpse, ↑coup d oeil …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-glance — /suyd glans , glahns /, n. a glance directed to the side; an oblique or sideways look: a side glance of displeasure at her interrupter. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • side glance — noun a sideways or brief glance …   English new terms dictionary

  • Side — Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side action — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side arms — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side ax — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side box — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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