Arriswise
Arriswise Ar"ris*wise`, adv. Diagonally laid, as tiles; ridgewise. [1913 Webster]

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  • arriswise — adverb Diagonally, as timber so sawn (lengthwise) or tiles so laid relative to walls or a way. Syn: arrisways …   Wiktionary

  • arriswise — ar·ris·wise …   English syllables

  • arriswise — adverb see arrisways …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arrasways — Arraswise Ar ras*wise , Arrasways Ar ras*ways , adv. [Prob. a corruption of arriswise. See {Arris}.] Placed in such a position as to exhibit the top and two sides, the corner being in front; said of a rectangular form. Encyc. Brit. Cussans. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arraswise — Ar ras*wise , Arrasways Ar ras*ways , adv. [Prob. a corruption of arriswise. See {Arris}.] Placed in such a position as to exhibit the top and two sides, the corner being in front; said of a rectangular form. Encyc. Brit. Cussans. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arris —   n. sharp edge formed by two angled surfaces, especially edge of fluting on column.    ♦ arriswise, a. edgewise …   Dictionary of difficult words

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