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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Oblique \Ob*lique"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Obliqued; p. pr. & vb. n. Obliquing.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster] Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of his spine. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon; -- formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half-facing either to the right or left. [1913 Webster]