ascaunt

ascaunt

(əˈskɔːnt)
adv
in a slantwise manner
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There is a Willow growes ascaunt the Brooke That showes his horry leaues in the glassy streame, Therewith fantastique garlands did she make Of Crowflowers, Nettles, Daises, and long Purples That liberall Shepheards giue a grosser name, But our cull-cold maydes doe dead mens fingers call them.