Longways
Longways Long"ways`, adv. Lengthwise. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • longways — 1580s, from LONG (Cf. long) (adj.) + WAY (Cf. way) + adverbial genitive s …   Etymology dictionary

  • longways — (also longwise) ► ADVERB ▪ lengthways …   English terms dictionary

  • longways — [lôŋ′wāz΄] adv. LENGTHWISE …   English World dictionary

  • longways — /lawng wayz , long /, adv. 1. longwise. 2. Dancing. in two long lines with the couples facing each other: to perform a country dance longways. adj. 3. longwise. [1580 90; LONG1 + WAYS] * * * …   Universalium

  • longways — UK [ˈlɒŋˌweɪz] / US [ˈlɔŋˌweɪz] adverb in the same direction as the longest side of something Cut the carrots longways …   English dictionary

  • longways — adverb Lengthwise, in the longer direction …   Wiktionary

  • longways — adv. lengthways, along the length, longwise; (in dancing) two long lines with couples facing each other …   English contemporary dictionary

  • longways — (also longwise) adverb lengthways …   English new terms dictionary

  • longways — ad. Longwise, lengthwise …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • longways — also long.wise, AmE adverb in the direction of the longest side; lengthways …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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