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adjective Heraldry.
  1. (of a charge or charges) transversely across an escutcheon, in the manner of a bar.
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Also bar·ways [bahr-weyz] /ˈbɑrˌweɪz/.

Origin of barwise

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Historical Examples of barwise

  • Barwise was then considered the best watchmaker in London, and perhaps in the world.

    George Bowring - A Tale Of Cader Idris

    R. D. Blackmore