1. noun
A straight section of a racetrack.
2. adverb
a) directly

This made her angrier than before, and she blew her silver whistle twice. Straightway a great flock of wild crows came flying toward her, enough to darken the sky.

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  • Straightway — Straight way , adv. Immediately; without loss of time; without delay. [1913 Webster] He took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi. . . . And straightway the damsel arose. Mark v. 41,42. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • straightway — index instantly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • straightway — [strāt′wā΄] adv. Now Chiefly Literary at once; without delay …   English World dictionary

  • straightway — adverb Date: 15th century 1. in a direct course ; directly < fell straightway down the stairs > 2. right away, immediately, straightaway < straightway the clouds began to part > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • straightway — /strayt way /, adv. straightaway. [1425 75; late ME; see STRAIGHT, WAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • straightway — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. at once, directly, promptly; see immediately …   English dictionary for students

  • straightway — straight|way [ˈstreıt weı] adv old use ↑straightaway …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • straightway — straight|way [ streıt,weı ] adverb OLD FASHIONED IMMEDIATELY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straightway — adv. directly, immediately, right away, without delay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straightway — adverb archaic form of straight away (see straight) …   English new terms dictionary

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