Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Back and forth, like a shuttle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Back and forth, like the movement of a shuttle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a shuttle; with the motion of a shuttle.

Etymologies

shuttle +‎ -wise (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But cool airs crept along the water, and the ferry-boats, thrust shuttlewise back and forth between either shore, made a refreshing sound as they crushed a broad course to foam with their paddles.

    The Lady of the Aroostook

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