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longways

[ lawng-weyz, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌweɪz, ˈlɒŋ- /
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adverb
Dance. in two long lines with the couples facing each other: to perform a country dance longways.
adjective
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Origin of longways

First recorded in 1580–90; long1 + -ways
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British Dictionary definitions for longways

longways

US and Canadian longwise (ˈlɒŋˌwaɪz)

/ (ˈlɒŋˌweɪz) /

adverb
another word for lengthways
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