Definition of saltirewise in English:

saltirewise

adverb

Heraldry
  • See saltire

    • ‘The two swords crossed saltirewise represent both active and reserve forces and attest to eternal readiness.’
    • ‘In its center is disc within a smaller wreath of laurel which contains a torch between two swords saltirewise (points up) and flanked by two mullets.’

Pronunciation

saltirewise

/-ˌwīz/