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1with object To park (a vehicle) at an oblique angle to the kerb. Occasionally in extended use.
2no object Of a vehicle or driver: to park at an oblique angle to the kerb. Occasionally in extended use.
1930s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From angle + park.
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