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broadwise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv broadwise in the direction of the breadth "cut the cloth breadthwise"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Broadwise Breadthwise.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • broadwise In the direction of the breadth; breadthwise: as, to measure broadwise.
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Usage

In literature:

Four foot out, broadwise, along the side of the Spit, there's a shelf of rock, about half fathom down under the sand.
"The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins
Too much of him longwise, too little of him broadwise, and too many sharp angles of him angle-wise.
"Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens
The canvas-covered wagons ranged themselves, broadwise, in a straight line with the wind.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
The few who but an instant's look have had At the spread pattern broadwise have gone mad.
"The Two Twilights" by Henry A. Beers
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