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Adverb: edgewise  'ej,wIz
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: edgeways)
  1. With the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge
    "held it edgewise";
    - edgeways [Brit]
  2. As if by an edge; barely
    "I could not get a word in edgewise";
    - edgeways [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Edgewise