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Oblique, uneven, perverse, queer: “all is o.: there's nothing level in our cursed natures but direct villany,” Tim. IV, 3, 18 (O. Edd. obliquie or obliquy).
Scarcely intelligible in Troil. V, 1, 60: the goodly transformation of Jupiter there, his brother, the bull, the primitive statue and o. memorial of cuckolds; according to some, == indirect; to others, misprinted for antique.
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