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Webster's Dictionary

Squint

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(1):

(n.) Same as Hagioscope.

(2):

(a.) Looking obliquely. Specifically (Med.), not having the optic axes coincident; - said of the eyes. See Squint, n., 2.

(3):

(v. i.) To have an indirect bearing, reference, or implication; to have an allusion to, or inclination towards, something.

(4):

(n.) Fig.: Looking askance.

(5):

(v. i.) To deviate from a true line; to run obliquely.

(6):

(v. i.) To see or look obliquely, asquint, or awry, or with a furtive glance.

(7):

(v. i.) To have the axes of the eyes not coincident; - to be cross-eyed.

(8):

(n.) The act or habit of squinting.

(9):

(v. t.) To turn to an oblique position; to direct obliquely; as, to squint an eye.

(10):

(v. t.) To cause to look with noncoincident optic axes.

(11):

(n.) A want of coincidence of the axes of the eyes; strabismus.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Squint'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/s/squint.html. 1828.

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