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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squint /ˈskwɪnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 squint /ˈskwɪnt/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squint a.
 1. Looking obliquely. Specifically: Med., not having the optic axes coincident; -- said of the eyes. See Squint, n., 2.
 2. Fig.:  Looking askance. Squint suspicion.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squint, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Squinting.]
 1. To see or look obliquely, asquint, or awry, or with a furtive glance.
    Some can squint when they will.   --Bacon.
 2. Med. To have the axes of the eyes not coincident; to be cross-eyed.
 3. To deviate from a true line; to run obliquely.
 4. To have an indirect bearing, reference, or implication; to have an allusion to, or inclination towards, something.
    Yet if the following sentence means anything, it is a squinting toward hypnotism.    --The Forum.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squint, v. t.
 1. To turn to an oblique position; to direct obliquely; as, to squint an eye.
 2. To cause to look with noncoincident optic axes.
    He . . . squints the eye, and makes the harelid.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squint, n.
 1. The act or habit of squinting.
 2. Med. A want of coincidence of the axes of the eyes; strabismus.
 3. Arch. Same as Hagioscope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as
            if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with
            their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong
            glances" [syn: askance, askant, asquint, squint-eyed,
             squinty, sidelong]
      n : abnormal alignment of one or both eyes [syn: strabismus]
      v 1: partly close one's eyes; "The children squinted to frighten
           each other" [syn: squinch, cross one's eyes]
      2: be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus