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Cant 1

Definition: A corner; angle; niche.

Cant 2

Definition: An outer or external angle.

Cant 3

Definition: An inclination from a horizontal or vertical line; a slope or bevel; a titl.

Cant 4

Definition: A sudden thrust, push, kick, or other impulse, producing a bias or change of direction; also, the bias or turn so give; as, to give a ball a cant.

Cant 5

Definition: A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask.

Cant 6

Definition: A segment of he rim of a wooden cogwheel.

Cant 7

Definition: A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads.

Cant 8

Definition: To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship.

Cant 9

Definition: To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football.

Cant 10

Definition: To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt.

Cant 11

Definition: An affected, singsong mode of speaking.

Cant 12

Definition: The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation.

Cant 13

Definition: The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity; empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; hypocrisy.

Cant 14

Definition: Vulgar jargon; slang; the secret language spoker by gipsies, thieves, tramps, or beggars.

Cant 15

Definition: Of the nature of cant; affected; vulgar.

Cant 16

Definition: To speak in a whining voice, or an affected, singsong tone.

Cant 17

Definition: To make whining pretensions to goodness; to talk with an affectation of religion, philanthropy, etc.; to practice hypocrisy; as, a canting fanatic.

Cant 18

Definition: To use pretentious language, barbarous jargon, or technical terms; to talk with an affectation of learning.

Cant 19

Definition: A call for bidders at a public sale; an auction.

Cant 20

Definition: to sell by auction, or bid a price at a sale by auction.

cant 21

Definition: two surfaces meeting at an angle different from degrees

cant 22

Definition: stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

cant 23

Definition: insincere talk about religion or morals

cant 24

Definition: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don''t speak our lingo"

cant 25

Definition: a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force

cant 26

Definition: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"

 

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