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longways

[lawng-weyz, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌweɪz, ˈlɒŋ-/
adverb
1.
2.
Dance. in two long lines with the couples facing each other:
to perform a country dance longways.
adjective
3.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; long1 + -ways
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  • Both loads were lengthwise, ran up and down the side of the truck longways.
British Dictionary definitions for longways

longways

/ˈlɒŋˌweɪz/
adverb
1.
another word for lengthways
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Word Origin and History for longways
adv.

1580s, from long (adj.) + way + adverbial genitive -s.

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