1. [syn: atilt, canted, leaning, tilted, tipped]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Atilt \A*tilt"\, adv. [Pref. a- + tilt.]
1. In the manner of a tilter; in the position, or with the
action, of one making a thrust. "To run atilt at men."
2. In the position of a cask tilted, or with one end raised.
Note: [In this sense sometimes used as an adjective.]
Abroach, atilt, and run
Even to the lees of honor. --Beau. & Fl.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: departing or being caused to depart from the true
vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the
headstones were tilted" [syn: atilt, canted,
leaning, tilted, tipped]