Definition of edgewise

Common misspellings:
  • edgwise (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. She asked so many questions and poured out so many words that Pancho couldn't get one in edgewise so he just took off his hat and there was the dish of chile sauce and tortillas broken all to bits and the chile sauce spilled all over his face and clothes - The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins

  2. When Zaidos could get a word in edgewise he broke it to Nickell Wheelerson that he was going away from England back to America and to that end his passage was already secured on a vessel leaving in a week's time - Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske

  3. But the vestiges of Anglo Saxon architecture have been as yet so little studied or known as to render it difficult to point out either generally or in detail in what their peculiarities consist the style may however be said to have approximated in appearance much nearer to the Debased Roman style of masonry than the Norman and to have been also much ruder and in the most ancient churches as in that at Dover Castle and that at Bricksworth we find arches constructed of flat bricks or tiles set edgewise which was also a Roman fashion - The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed. by Matthew Holbeche Bloxam