The holes are a little larger than the cornerwise diameter of the nuts.
"Turn them cornerwise," suggested the professor of Natural Philosophy.
On a short board the cornerwise test can be made with a straight-edge; on a long board winding-sticks are needed.
She took it with a word of thanks—a little note, folded three cornerwise.
"I dunno baout that nuther," declared Abner with a cornerwise nod of the head.
Win darted a cornerwise glance at Tobias to see if he were suspiciously watching her.
You know so well about almost every particular; but—she preferred to have the tidies straight, not cornerwise.
You'll have to use diagonal fire unless you want to hurt some of our chaps—sweep 'em cornerwise.