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saltirewise

[ sal-tir-wahyz, -tahyuhr, sawl- ]
/ ˈsæl tɪrˌwaɪz, -taɪər, ˈsɔl- /
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adverb Heraldry.

in the direction or manner of a saltire.

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Also sal·tire·ways [sal-tir-weyz, -tahyuhr-, sawl-]. /ˈsæl tɪrˌweɪz, -taɪər-, ˈsɔl-/.

Origin of saltirewise

First recorded in 1715–25; saltire + -wise
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