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longwise

[lawng-wahyz, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌwaɪz, ˈlɒŋ-/
adjective, adverb
Origin of longwise
1535-1545
First recorded in 1535-45; long1 + -wise
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  • It was carefully folded, longwise, with the title-page uppermost.

    The Legacy of Cain Wilkie Collins
  • Too much of him longwise, too little of him broadwise, and too many sharp angles of him angle-wise.

    Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens

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