cant over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cant over heel over "The tower is tilting","The ceiling is slanting"
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Usage

In literature:

Oh, the joy I experienced when I felt my enemy canted over my neck, and saw him lying senseless in the road.
"The Romany Rye" by George Borrow
If you cant get off that subject, youd better send for Johnny and papa and begin it all over again.
"Misalliance" by George Bernard Shaw
Cant them; cant them over!
"Moby Dick; or The Whale" by Herman Melville
She and Miss Levison used to sit, cant, cant all day over it.
"East Lynne" by Mrs. Henry Wood
One night our precious can ran low, and in canting it over in the dark, something beside the molasses slipped out.
"Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas" by Herman Melville
Then he canted over to port and reached down into his pocket.
"Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Oh, the joy I experienced when I felt my enemy canted over my neck, and saw him lying senseless in the road.
"The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"" by George Borrow
See how she's canted over.
"Fire Island" by G. Manville Fenn
To "cant" or "kent," in nautical phraseology, is to turn over or on one side.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Thus the sloop was canted over a little towards the water.
"Fort Desolation" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

I try to learn from him too
But can’t stop my tears
From flowing over the gold frames
When I run off with The Four Seasons under my armpits.
"Paintings" by Marin Sorescu
The Demon of Faction, that over them hung,
In accents of horror their epitaph sung;
While Pride and Venality join'd in the stave,
And canting Democracy wept at the grave.
"All The Talents" by George Canning
Funny how hard it is to be alone.
I could spend half my evenings, if I wanted,
Holding a glass of washing sherry, canted
Over to catch the drivel of some bitch
Who's read nothing but Which;
Just think of all the spare time that has flown
"Vers De Société" by Philip Larkin

In news:

Let's first address the purple elephant: Like you, we still can¿t get over Lee Evans' dropped touchdown or Billy Cundiff's heartbreaking shank.
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In science:

Variational upper bounds, and other predictions for random closed cell foams, were found to significantly over-estimate the Yo ung’s moduli of the models.
Elastic moduli of model random three-dimensional closed-cell cellular solids
Several of the DCXSs show evidence for significant X-ray variability over timescales of ∼ 1 yr (Verbunt & Hasinger 1998; Verbunt & Johnston 2000).
Bondi-Hoyle-Lyttleton Accretion Model for Low-luminosity X-ray Sources in Globular Clusters
The ⊙-operator is associative, distributes over + and, most significantly, is commutative.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
This range is significantly more than that of the cool ULIGs, all of CO ∼ 1010 K km s−1 pc2 over the same redwhich have L′ shift range.
Molecular Gas in Infrared-Excess, Optically-Selected QSOs and the Connection with Infrared Luminous Galaxies
These assumptions will be poor only when the exposure or rate varies significantly over the 5◦ circle.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
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