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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edgeways  \Edge"ways\,  Edgewise  \Edge"wise\,  adv 
  With  the  edge  towards  anything  in  the  direction  of  the  edge. 
 
  Glad  to  get  in  a  word  as  they  say  edgeways.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  edgewise 
  adv  1:  with  the  edge  forward  or  on  by  or  toward  the  edge;  "he 
  sawed  the  board  edgeways";  "held  it  edgewise"  [syn:  {edgeways}] 
  2:  as  if  by  an  edge;  barely;  "I  could  not  get  a  word  in 
  edgewise"  [syn:  {edgeways}] 




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