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Agley \A*gley"\, adv. Aside; askew. [Scotch]


a. (context Scotland English) wrong; askew. adv. (context chiefly Scotland English) Wrong in the sense of awry, askew, amiss, or distorted.

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The best-laid schemes of mice and men gang agley if one of the mice is a mental defective or if one of the men is a Jerry Mitchell.