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 for endwise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Endways \End"ways`\, Endwise \End"wise\, adv.
     1. On end; erectly; in an upright position.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. With the end forward.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  endwise
      adv 1: on end or upright; "sticks leaning against the wall
             endways" [syn: endways, endwise]
      2: in or toward the direction of the ends; lengthwise; "endways
         pressure" [syn: endways, endwise]
      3: with the end forward or toward the observer; "houses built
         endways" [syn: endways, endwise, end on]

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