What does the word Hitherward mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Hither.

Usage examples for Hitherward

  1. Scouts returning say Either Davout, or Bonaparte himself, With the mid- columns of his forward corps, Will bear up hitherward in fierce pursuit, And may intrude beneath this very roof. – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  2. After a very brief inspection of his face, it was easy to conceive that his footstep must necessarily be such an one as that which, slowly, and with as indefinite an aim as a child's first journey across a floor, had just brought him hitherward. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  3. And sithen hitherward might no knight see her, but that he died anon. – The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville by Mandeville, John, Sir
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