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Obliquely meaning

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  1. The hand introduced into the passage feels the head and one forefoot, and farther back on the same side of the other foot, from which the womb can be traced obliquely across the back of the neck. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. All before our eyes lay in the still, liquid golden light, and through the burnished haze that seemed to slope obliquely between us and it we saw the square white house, lying a little blow the level of the line, and all but hidden behind a delicate, intricate profusion of light green foliage. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. On ascending it obliquely, following up the smooth clay floor of a water- course, I found myself gradually entangled in a bad scrub of brigalow and rosewood. - "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales", Thomas Mitchell.
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