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endways

[end-weyz] /ˈɛndˌweɪz/
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] /ˈɛndˌwaɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; end1 + -ways
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British Dictionary definitions for end-wise

endways

/ˈɛndˌweɪz/
adverb
1.
having the end forwards or upwards
adjective
2.
vertical or upright
3.
lengthways
4.
standing or lying end to end
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