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endways

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adverb or adjective end·ways \ˈend-ˌwāz\

Definition of endways

  1. 1 :  in or toward the direction of the ends :  lengthwise <endways pressure>

  2. 2 :  with the end forward (as toward the observer)

  3. 3 :  on end :  upright <boxes set endways>



Circa 1608

First Known Use of endways

circa 1608


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