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edgeways

esp US and Canadian edgewise (ˈɛdʒˌwaɪz)

/ (ˈɛdʒˌweɪz) /
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adverb
with the edge forwards or uppermostthey carried the piano in edgeways
on, by, with, or towards the edgehe held it edgeways
get a word in edgeways (usually used with a negative) to succeed in interrupting a conversation in which someone else is talking incessantly
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