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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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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 ...
by Random House
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, bewray, bidet, bike- way, ...
by Philip Hugh Dalbiac
“ The best laid schemes 0' mice an“ men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief ...
Comprising the Best Poems of the Most Famous Writers, English and American by Henry Troth Coates
But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain : The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft agley, ...
by Thomas Brown
AGLEY, A-GLY, adv.
by Edy G. Schaffer
LACE, SPANGLE agley AWRY aglow AUT, SHINING, MOONLrr, RADIANT, STARLIT, BLUSHING, BURNING, TINSELED agnail HANGNAIL agname NICKNAME, PET NAME, MONICKER agnate KIN, ALLIED, RELATIVE Agnew's negativists ...
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement
- - Humbol agley Herndon ale * Kopit- r | * * ton Riant, 1897 and 1-02, ex. The century Co. s Atton ...
by Francis George Fowler
gang agley* (-a), v.l. (Sc., facet.). Go wrong, come to grief. garden, g. city, industrial or other town laid out systematically with a view to spacious and attractive surroundings ; so g. suburb. garibaldi.
In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses.. by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir
AGLEE, AGLEY, A-Gly, adr. Of the right line; obliquely , wrong, S. Burns. V. Gley. AGNAT, AGNATE, AGNET, s. The nearest paternal relation. Chalmers' Life of Mary. Lat. agnati. AGREATION, s. Agreement ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
There is sometimes a tendency to talk of the Admiralty as a place where, through civilian agency, the best naval plans “gang aft agley.” This is a complete fallacy. Admirals have played a great part in the Admiralty and in its history, past and ...
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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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