Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In this manner; thus.

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Examples

  • It is the application of thiswise principle that gets tricky.

    Reassessment and Rezoning

  • And because that I could not hold up my head, I rolled my head a little, until that my cheek did be to the ground, and I to look thiswise, so well as I might; but there did be nothing; and afterward, I rolled my head again to the other cheek, and so to stare very weak and desperate, and not abled to look proper to my front.

    The Night Land

  • And some quality it had truly thiswise; for the Evil Powers had no ability to cause harm to any within.

    The Night Land

  • And I to assure her; and she to come nigh to me, and thiswise we to enter presently into the steam.

    The Night Land

  • And thiswise we did go; and I to say loving words, in the first; but afterward I did heed more of my going, now that she was something eased and at rest within mine arms.

    The Night Land

  • And presently I slipt her shoes from her little feet, with my right hand, the while that she did rest within my left arm; and I condemned myself that I had thought not more swift to this end; but indeed I had thought upon it while that Naani rubbed me, and had intention thiswise; but afterward forgat, as you shall understand, that have been with me alway.

    The Night Land

  • And in six hours, we rolled the trees down to the shore, and did begin then that I lash the saplings across the trees, and thiswise to hold them secure into a raft.

    The Night Land

  • Now, it may appear strange that I speak thiswise of seeing the two Hills of fire; as that I had perceived them sudden.

    The Night Land

  • And, in verity, it might be that in some age that did be far after that time, the Humans to find some way to journey from the Pyramid, and to build a new Refuge in that deep Country; and mayhap the Humans thiswise to have a new space of life, after that all the Night Land did be dead and lost in the bitter frost of

    The Night Land

  • And this thing I do pray you to think upon, that you understand; for, indeed, until that I was made to think, I had not seen it thiswise, for her.

    The Night Land

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  • thiswise

    May 22, 2015