bookwise

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

book +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

bookwise ‎(not comparable)

  1. In the manner of a book.
    • 1878, Bret Harte, "The Man on the Beach" in Drift From Two Shores:
      [S]he strode to the middle of the room the paper held and folded book-wise in her hands.
    • 1977, Theodore Annemann, Annemann's Card Magic, page 22:
      Unknown to the audience, the left fingers have tilted the two red top cards open bookwise...