adverb bar·wise
variants: less commonly



Definition of barwise

  1. 1 heraldry :  in the direction of a bar :  horizontally

  2. 2 heraldry :  in a line in the direction of a bar —used of two or more charges especially when not across the middle of the field — compare in fess at fess

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Origin and Etymology of barwise

1bar + -wise or -ways

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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