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Definition of the adverb agley
What does agley mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- [chiefly Scotland] Wrong in the sense of awry, askew, amiss, or distorted.
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The vil#: agley is a short distance from romsgrove, in Worcestershire, whence boy, the pleasantest route to the park is to - turn to the oright on the Birmingham * road, which cuts the grounds into two mounts imequal parts. The house is a plain ...
The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler
gang agley is a BATTERED ORNAMENT. ganglion. PI. -lia gangway.Below the g., as a parliamentary phrase, is applied to members whose customary seat ...
In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Deduced from Their Originals by John Jamieson
AGLEY, A-GLY, adv. Off the right line, obliquely, wrong, S. Burns. V. Glky. AGRUFE, adv. In a flat or grovelling position, S. V. Grufe. A G WET. *. The name anciently given to the hill on which the castle of Edinburgh stands. Hatdyng. Corr. from ...
by Ernest Weekley
agley 22 which stand midway hatween monosyllahic (e.g. Chinese) and inflexional (Aryan family). Cf. such tape-worm monstrosities of mod. chemistry as trinitrohenseneaso- chloronitrodiphenylhydrasine. Such words as ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Gang Agley, To (Scot.). To go wrong. The verb to glee, or gley, means to look asquint, sideways. The best-laid schemes of mice and men Gang alt agley. Burnt : To a Htmte. Gang-day. The day when boys gang ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
agley or aglee ' if// ' or j-gle ', (Scot) adv askew; awry, [a-1, and Scot gley squint] aglimmer j-glim ir,adjwnd adv in a glimmering state, [a-1 and glimmer1] aglirter ...
by English language
Agley, off at a side, ...
Used Either in the Common Or Statute Laws of that Part of Great Britain, Call'd England; and in Tenures and Jocular Customs
Achelaganz sylvao Agley.
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Scrabble value of A1G2L1E1Y4
The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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