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cornerwise

[kawr-ner-wahyz] /ˈkɔr nərˌwaɪz/
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] /ˈkɔr nərˌweɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see corner, -wise
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British Dictionary definitions for cornerways

cornerwise

/ˈkɔːnəˌwaɪz/
adverb, adjective
1.
with a corner in front; diagonally
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