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endways

[ end-weyz ]
/ ˈɛndˌweɪz /
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adverb
on end: We set the table endways in order to fix the legs.
with the end upward or forward.
toward the ends or end; lengthwise.
with ends touching; end to end.
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Also end·wise [end-wahyz]. /ˈɛndˌwaɪz/.

Origin of endways

First recorded in 1565–75; end1 + -ways

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British Dictionary definitions for endways

endways

esp US and Canadian endwise (ˈɛndˌwaɪz)

/ (ˈɛndˌweɪz) /

adverb
having the end forwards or upwards
adjective
vertical or upright
lengthways
standing or lying end to end
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