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[lawng-wahyz, long-]
adjective, adverb
  1. lengthwise.
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Origin of longwise

First recorded in 1535–45; long1 + -wise
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Examples from the Web for longwise

Historical Examples

  • It was carefully folded, longwise, with the title-page uppermost.

    The Legacy of Cain

    Wilkie Collins

  • Too much of him longwise, too little of him broadwise, and too many sharp angles of him angle-wise.

    Our Mutual Friend

    Charles Dickens