saltirewise

[ sal-tir-wahyz, -tahyuh r, sawl- ]
/ ˈsæl tɪrˌwaɪz, -taɪər, ˈsɔl- /

adverb Heraldry.

in the direction or manner of a saltire.

Nearby words

  1. saltine,
  2. saltiness,
  3. salting,
  4. salting out,
  5. saltire,
  6. saltish,
  7. saltishly,
  8. saltless,
  9. saltness,
  10. salto

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

Origin of saltirewise

First recorded in 1715–25; saltire + -wise

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