Definition of Sunwise

1. adv. In the direction of the sun's apparent motion, or from the east southward and westward, and so around the circle; also, in the same direction as the movement of the hands of a watch lying face upward.



Definition of Sunwise

1. Adverb. (nonstandard) Clockwise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunwise

1. from left to right [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunwise

sunstrokes
sunstruck
sunsuit
sunsuits
sunswept
suntan
suntanned
suntanning
suntans
suntrap
suntraps
sunup
sunups
sunward
sunwards
sunwise (current term)
sunyata
suolunite
suovetaurilia
suovetaurilias
suovitaurilia
suovitaurilias
sup
sup-
supawn
supawns
supe
supe up
suped-up
super

Literary usage of Sunwise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"three miles, over ashes, crags, and lava of many different colors; and it is done sunwise, with the right hand to the centre. Some of the pilgrims make a ..."

2. In the Hebrides by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming (1883)
"Lonely Chapels—Blended Faiths—sunwise Turns—East and West Divination by Smoke--Touch of a Seventh Son—The Royal Touch, a Cure for Scrofula—Burial of a ..."

3. In the Hebrides by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming (1883)
"Lonely Chapels—Blended Faiths—sunwise Turns—East and West Divination by Smoke--Touch of a Seventh Son—The Royal Touch, a Cure for Scrofula—Burial of a ..."

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