archwise

archwise

(ˈɑːtʃwaɪz)
adv
like an arch
References in classic literature ?
It was as sharp, the question, as a knife in his side, but the answer hung fire still and seemed to lose itself in the vague darkness to which the thin admitted dawn, glimmering archwise over the whole outer door, made a semicircular margin, a cold silvery nimbus that seemed to play a little as he looked - to shift and expand and contract.
By 1619 these restrictions are more exacting, instructing that "all shops in every Principall Streete of Trade, be made with pillasters of hard stone, or Bricke, and the heads of the shop windowes cut in wedges archwise .
ARCHwise Systems Ltd, which carries out design services for the construction industry, and Ian Larnach Associates, procurement consultants to the construction industry, are already operating from the business centre.