Edgewise sentence example
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.
Dean couldn't get a word in edgewise.
Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.
Gloxinias, begonias, &c., grow readily from fragments of the leaves cut clean through the thick veins and ribs, and planted edgewise like cuttings.
Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law â€“ if you can fit a word in edgewise.Advertisement
Some men have a hard time letting their date get a word in edgewise when they first meet someone they like.