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The leaning or tilt of an object; especially, the sidewise tilt of a gun.
1. A salient corner.
2. A line or surface angled in relation to another, as a sloped wall.
3. Masonry “on cant” is laid with joints sloping between front and back surfaces; the vertical joints are laid normally.
4. A log partly or wholly squared off.