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barwise

[bahr-wahyz] /ˈbɑrˌwaɪz/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
(of a charge or charges) transversely across an escutcheon, in the manner of a bar.
Also, barways
[bahr-weyz] /ˈbɑrˌweɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of barwise
bar1 + -wise
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