Definition: Bent or bending round; circuitous.
Other: If you haven’t had the opportunity to play around with the OED, then you’re likely not aware that one of its most enjoyable features is the inclusion of historically-significant usages. See, for example, this beauty:
“1773 J. Ross Fratricide (MS) iii. 928 This terrene Shook with concussive circumflex most dread.”
SNOOT score: 1
Source: Oxford English Dictionary