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on a slant; slantingly; obliquely
on a slant across
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
adverb & adj.
At a slant; obliquely.preposition
Obliquely over or across: lay the paddle aslant the gunwales.