Crescentwise
Crescentwise \Cres"cent*wise`\ (kr[e^]s"sent*w[imac]z`), adv. In the form of a crescent; like a crescent. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Benching — Bench Bench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Benched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Benching}.] 1. To furnish with benches. [1913 Webster] T was benched with turf. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Stately theaters benched crescentwise. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To place on a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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