endways

adverb or adjective

end·​ways ˈend-ˌwāz How to pronounce endways (audio)
1
: in or toward the direction of the ends : lengthwise
endways pressure
2
: with the end forward (as toward the observer)
3
: on end : upright
boxes set endways

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1608, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of endways was circa 1608

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“Endways.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endways. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

endways

adverb or adjective
end·​ways ˈen-ˌdwāz How to pronounce endways (audio)
1
: with the end forward
2
3
: on end
boxes set endways
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