1. with the end forward or toward the observer
    houses built endways
  2. in or toward the direction of the ends; lengthwise
    endways pressure
  3. on end or upright
    sticks leaning against the wall endways
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How To Use endways In A Sentence

  • We were placed in two ranks, "endways," in such a manner that the heads of the front-rank men rested between the feet of their respective The Scalp Hunters
  • The bed was pushed endways into the bedroom.
  • The marble flags I ran on tilted endways, flinging me down on hands and knees. The King Must Die
  • The shock of it knocked my wits endways — but only for a moment. Flashman In The Great Game
  • The bed was pushed endways into the bedroom.
  • houses built endways
  • What had happened was that a cannon shot had hit the go-down roof just as the rockets went off, and a falling slat had knocked me endways; when I came to the first thing I saw was the firing-frame in ruins, with a beam across it, and I remember thinking, ah well, no more Guy Fawkes night until next year. The Sky Writer
  • They turned it endways up with the bedsteads and mattresses. At Swim, Two Boys
  • Do the brick walls have "header courses" of bricks turned endways every five or six rows?
  • Large blocks of stone, shaped to fit the upper surface of the rock, were laid upon it, generally endways, that is, with their smallest surface outwards, their length forming the thickness of the wall, which was sometimes as much as fifteen or twenty feet. [ History of Phoenicia
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