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lateral
used in The Sound and the Fury

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Definition
situated at or extending to the side

or in football:  a pass that is sideways or backwards relative to the line of scrimmage
  • April 8, 1928 The day dawned bleak and chill, amoving wall of gray light out of the northeast which,instead of dissolvinginto moisture, seemed to disintegrate into minute and venomous particles, like dust that, when Dilsey opened the door of the cabin and emerged, needled laterally into her flesh, precipitating not so much amoisture as a substance partakingof the quality of thin, not quite congealed oil.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (0% in)

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