Edgewise sentence example

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  • In 1750 Dr Gowan Knight found that the needles of merchant-ships were made of two pieces of steel bent in the middle and united in the shape of a rhombus, and proposed to substitute straight steel bars of small breadth, suspended edgewise and hardened throughout.

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  • Dean couldn't get a word in edgewise.

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  • Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.

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  • Gloxinias, begonias, &c., grow readily from fragments of the leaves cut clean through the thick veins and ribs, and planted edgewise like cuttings.

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  • Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.

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  • Some men have a hard time letting their date get a word in edgewise when they first meet someone they like.

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