corner wise

cornerwise

[kawr-ner-wahyz]
adverb
1.
with the corner in front.
2.
so as to form a corner.
3.
from corner to corner; diagonally.
Also, cornerways [kawr-ner-weyz] .


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see corner, -wise

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cornerwise or cornerways (ˈkɔːnəˌwaɪz, ˈkɔːnəˌweɪz)
 
adv, —adj
with a corner in front; diagonally
 
cornerways or cornerways
 
adv, —adj

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