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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cant, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Canted; p. pr. & vb. n. Canting.]
 1. To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship.
 2. To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football.
 3. To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cant·ed a.
 1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window.
 Canted column Arch., a column polygonal in plan.
 2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 canted
      adj : departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical
            or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the
            headstones were tilted" [syn: atilt, leaning, tilted,
             tipped]