cant


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deviation from a particular direction

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

a slope in the turn of a road or track

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a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

insincere talk about religion or morals

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two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

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heel over

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The home side rattled up 256-8 in their 50 overs, Johnny Meadows hitting 12 boundaries in his 72-ball 74 and Cant making 59 at better than a run a ball.
You need to buy a few outfits that really work and take the pain and worry out of choosing what to wear," said Cant.
Lucy and Pauline are just taking a break and trying to find something to eat when a swineherd puts them at spear point and threatens to kill Lucy if they don't come with him, because he says he knows that they are Pauline von Cant and Lucy Wickwright.
16-inch sawkerf), which produced a 3-inch thick cant and 1 -inch thick lumber.
The project is designed in response to the government's new 14-19 agenda in which vocational learning is being encouraged in settings outside the classroom,' said Cant.
Er mwyn gallu gwerthu gwasanaethau ariannol modern yn y byd sydd ohoni a chynnal ei marchnad yn ei bro, amcangyfrifodd y Principality y dylai gynyddu ei werthiannau morgais 100 y cant, ei gwerthiannau yswiriant bywyd morgais o 40 y cant a gwerthiannau yswiriant cartref o 15 y cant.
The adored daughter of and heir to the fortune of the late Lord Cant has been kidnapped by her half-sister Lucy Wickwright, deemed a rebel, in this sequel to the Chewing Gum Rebellion story SECRET OF CASTLE CANT--at least, that's what the bulletin proclaims.
A more subtle form of chipping and burring may occur from inadequate metal alloy, overly acute grind angles, excessive cant (shear) angles, and severe lateral vibration.
Granddam Cant Be Told was by the track sire Druids Lodge out of the coursing- bred Cant Clean Ash.
24, said promoter Anthony Lewis of Cant Lewz Entertainment.
Robina Cant, aged 77, from Dunfermline, Fife, fought back tears as she spoke of the death of her husband Alex in February.
The English lexicography of cant is richer than in any other European country, and it has been relatively well explored, especially since the sixteenth-century tradition was both edited and commented on by the EETS and Shakespearean scholars.
Any a priori proposal that ignores this record is just cant.
SOLIHULL magistrate Susan Westall, wife of law firm partner Andrew Westall, told the Sunday Mercury: "I cant believe the secretaries are doing this.