end wise

endways

[end-weyz]
adverb
1.
on end: We set the table endways in order to fix the legs.
2.
with the end upward or forward.
3.
toward the ends or end; lengthwise.
4.
with ends touching; end to end.
Also, endwise [end-wahyz] .


Origin:
1565–75; end1 + -ways

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endways or esp (US and Canadian) endwise (ˈɛndˌweɪz, ˈɛndˌwaɪz)
 
adv
1.  having the end forwards or upwards
 
adj
2.  vertical or upright
3.  lengthways
4.  standing or lying end to end
 
endwise or esp (US and Canadian) endwise
 
adv
 
adj

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