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Quincuncially \Quin*cun"cial*ly\, adv. In the manner or order of a quincunx.


adv. In a quincuncial fashion. alt. In a quincuncial fashion.

Usage examples of "quincuncially".

For making the angle of incidence equal to that of reflection, the visuall raye returneth Quincuncially, and after the form of a V, and the line of reflection being continued unto the place of vision, there ariseth a semi-decussation, which makes the object seen in a perpendicular unto itself, and as farre below the reflectent, as it is from it above.