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Place a center line, longways of the piece, as shown in the end view.

To the corner beyond the next corner, to the corner that was the most longways off, she did tie him.

Cut them longways, so as to be able to take out the threads from the inside of them.

"That's not a noble passiont for a 'oman to keep up," said Longways.

"I have my doubts if it will be carried out," said Longways.

"And now he's worth ever so much a minute," murmured Longways.

"We'll carry these longways," Sabre directed, when the first one was tackled.

From the right hand corner of the second shelf he took a yellow china pig with a longways slit in its back.

After Mr. Longways had finished, he smacked his lips and set down his glass with a great air.

He did as he was told, and sat down upon the chair which Mr. Longways had occupied only a few moments before.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from long (adj.) + way + adverbial genitive -s.

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