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askance
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
with disapproval, distrust, or suspicion

or:

directed to one side — especially a sideways glance
  • 'The White Whale—the White Whale!' was the cry from captain, mates, and harpooneers, who, undeterred by fearful rumours, were all anxious to capture so famous and precious a fish; while the dogged crew eyed askance, and with curses, the appalling beauty of the vast milky mass, that lit up by a horizontal spangling sun, shifted and glistened like a living opal in the blue morning sea.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (88% in)

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