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To his astonishment the stranger's mobile lips twisted in a snarl and he edged crabwise toward the bushes bordering the glen.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
And so on, and all the time it is not wanting to go either to Thirlmere or to Penrith, but is sidling crabwise to Keswick.
WINDFALLS(AKA ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH) ALFRED GEORGE GARDINER
He was well up into the cleft, moving crabwise, unwilling to turn his back on the Throg.
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
Able Jake, with the controlling influence of the jets cut, had yawed slightly and was now traveling crabwise.
FAR FROM HOMEJ.A. TAYLOR
Mr. Wayne stiffened and wheeled; Mr. Briggs sidled hastily toward the doorway, crabwise; the poet choked back the word, Phup!
IOLEROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The instant his back was turned, the old man obliqued crabwise to the side of the road.
"Oh—well—gee—of course—" sighed Graff, as he went out, crabwise.
BABBITTSINCLAIR LEWIS
Instead, he sidled, crabwise, into the middle of the street.
H. R.EDWIN LEFEVRE
She crept crabwise up the bank, and put on her stockings and slippers.
GIGOLOEDNA FERBER

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