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edgeways

adverb     /ˈedʒ.weɪz/ UK (US edgewise,   /ˈedʒ.waɪz/   )
with the narrowest part going first: We should be able to get the sofa through edgeways.Talking too much
(Definition of edgeways adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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