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sideway

[sahyd-wey] /ˈsaɪdˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a byway.
adjective, adverb
2.
Origin of sideway
1605-1615
1605-15; side1 + way1
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  • Soames gave him the sideway look which had reduced many to silence in its time.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • She looked at him with a sideway glance, and said, almost in a whisper: "Yes?"

    The Mummy and Miss Nitocris George Griffith
  • In the control of the machine Cody introduced original devices, notably as to sideway balance.

    The Aeroplane Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
  • Some face, that was really beautiful, had been made to look ugly by her catching a sideway glimpse at it.

    The Paradise of Children Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • She glanced at the women near her, some of whom were eying the pair with sideway looks of curiosity.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice
  • Hinsdale made an awful throw that Tom only stopped by a sideway leap, but not in time to get the runner.

  • It actuates not only the rear-rudder of the machine, but also the wing-warping for the control of sideway balance.

    The Aeroplane Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
  • Some face that was really beautiful had been made to look ugly by her catching a sideway glimpse at it.

  • The orator made a sideway skip out of the range of the tube, as if it had held an explosive.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • Betty gave a sideway smile at Kathryn and whispered, Tut-tut!

    Betty Lee, Sophomore David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

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