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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 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 does not imply close association with the official policy of the party on whose side of the House they sit. gantry, gaun-. In the modern engineering sense the first spelling is usual. Ganymede. See SOBRIQUETS. gaol, gaoler, jail, jailor, &c. ' In British ...
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 on-tru-th-ful-ly preserre an agglutinative character (Whimey). aggrandixe. From F. agrandir. It. aggrandire, from L. grandis. For -ixe cf. adeertise. aggravate. From L. aggracare, to mahe heavy, gracis. Cf. aggrieve. aggregate. From L. aggregare, to form ...
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: F-M (1900)
by Joseph Wright
agley. Rut'. Baxter lads ding him ajee With barm swats and barley bree, ...
Agley, Aglee, aglē′, adv.(Scot.) offthe right line: wrong. [Pfx. a,and Scot. gley,gleg,squint.] Aglimmer, aglim′ėr, adv.ina glimmeringstate. Aglow, aglō′, adj.and adv. verywarm: redhot. Agnail, ag′nāl,n. an inflammation round the toe or finger nail: a whitlow:a hangnail. [A.S.angnægl—ang, tight,and nægl, a nail; confounded inmeaning by the dictionary makers with Fr. angonailles, blotches, ...
by Random House
a, aye, bay, bey, brae, bray, cay, chez, clay, day, dey, dray, ey, fay, Fay, fey, flay, fray, gay, gray, grey, hay, hey, jay, Jay, Kay, lay, lei, Mae, may, May, nay, née, neigh, pay, play, pray, prey, quay, ray, Ray, say, sei, shay, slay, sleigh, spay, splay, spray, stay, stray, sway, they, trait, tray, trey, way, weigh, whey, yea; abbé, affray, agley, airplay, airway, allay, all-day, archway, array, ashtray, assay, astray, au fait, away, aweigh, ballet, base pay, beignet, belay, beltway, beret, betray, ...
by Philip Hugh Dalbiac
“ The best laid schemes 0' mice an“ men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought ...
The rhymers' lexicon (1971)
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
affray agley allay alackaday array Ascension-day assay assegai astay astray au fait auto-de-fe away aweìgh . ауе Ьау Ьеу Ье1ау be pray betray bewray bobsleigh bobstay Bordelais bouquet brae bray bridle-way cabriolet caraway castaway Christmas-day clay convey corvée coryphée coupé dapple-bay dapple - gray day dead-pay decay defray dejeuner delay dey disarray dismay disobey display distrait dragonnée dray drey Easter-day émigré employé employée entremets essay ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
Itprop AM 'aed;ot prap agleam BR o'glim AM o'glim aglet BR 'aglit, -s AM 'aeglot, - S 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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