1. In the manner of a tilter; in the position, or with the action, of one making a thrust. “To run atilt at men.” --Hudibras.
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.
adj : departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical
or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the
headstones were tilted" [syn: canted, leaning, tilted,