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Some I broke and put in endwise, and I was careful to give all as irregular a setting as possible, till the top was reached.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The soup is eaten with a bowl-like spoon, and it is the grossest breach to place this in your mouth, or approach it, endwise.
There is always an arrangement for adjusting the cylinder endwise, so that teeth will come in the middle.
Sometimes articles, like spools, can be held endwise with safety when they might be crushed if squeezed sidewise.
Pare the curve from each end with a chisel, holding the spring endwise in the bench-hook.
So these "baulks" are made like planks, very oblong if looked at endwise, also thinner at the ends than in the middle.
That this result may ensue, the shaft c3 of the pinion must be able to slide endwise, without losing its hold of a3 and b3.
Some people, therefore, describe a char à banc as a sofa placed endwise on wheels.
For as soon as he had removed the beaker the heavy bath had jumped endwise from under his hand as though it were alive.
THE SKYLARK OF SPACEEDWARD ELMER SMITH AND LEE HAWKINS GARBY
This sheeting deal is always applied in pieces laid endwise, with the end of the fibres towards the area of the pit.

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