sackwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sack +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

sackwise (not comparable)

  1. In the manner of a sack.
    • 1913, Sax Rohmer, The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu‎
      I was being carried along a dimly lighted, tunnel-like place, slung, sackwise, across the shoulder of a Burman.
    • 1968, Ernest Raymond, The story of my days: an autobiography 1888-1922
      Some drew donkeys on which were thrown and bumped their wounded, sackwise.