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sideway

[sahyd-wey]
noun
  1. a byway.
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adjective, adverb
  1. sideways.
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Origin of sideway

First recorded in 1605–15; side1 + way1
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Examples from the Web for side-way

Historical Examples of side-way

  • Then they kissed our hands, and left the house by a side-way.

    The Grey Fairy Book

    Various

  • As for the colt, he gave one side-way jump, then started off helter-skelter, mad with fright.

    Wild Margaret

    Geraldine Fleming


Word Origin and History for side-way

n.

also sideway, 1550s, lateral space for passage or movement," from side (n.) + way.

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