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λοξός 1

1.slanting, crosswise, aslant, Lat. obliquus, Eur.; λοξὰ βαίνειν, of a crab, Babr.; λοξὸς κύκλος the ecliptic, Arist.
2.of suspicious looks, λοξὸν ὁρᾶν to look askance, Lat. limis oculis, Solon.; λοξὰ βλ. Theocr.; αὐχένα λοξὸν ἔχειν to turn the neck aside, i. e. withdraw his favour, Tyrtae.; also = Horace's stare capite obstipo, Theogn.
3.of language, indirect, ambiguous, of oracles, Luc.

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