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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Awry


AWRY', adjective or adverb

1. Turned or twisted towards one side; not in a straight or true direction, or position; asquint; with oblique vision; as, 'to glance a look awry; ' the lady's cap is awry

2. In a figurative sense, turned aside from the line of truth, or right reason; perverse or perversely.