breadthways

[ bredth-weyz, bretth-, breth- ]
/ ˈbrɛdθˌweɪz, ˈbrɛtθ-, ˈbrɛθ- /

adverb

in the direction of the breadth.

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Also breadth·wise [bredth-wahyz, bretth-, breth-] /ˈbrɛdθˌwaɪz, ˈbrɛtθ-, ˈbrɛθ-/.

Origin of breadthways

First recorded in 1670–80; breadth + -ways
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British Dictionary definitions for breadthways

breadthways

esp US breadthwise (ˈbrɛdθˌwaɪz, ˈbrɛtθ-)

/ (ˈbrɛdθˌweɪz, ˈbrɛtθ-) /

adverb

from side to side
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