What does the word landward mean?

Usage examples for landward

  1. Others crouched on the landward side of an old coal- shed, peeping round the corner. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. I was so close aboard of it before I saw it that three or four paces sufficed to carry me to the sentry- box at its landward end; and just as I reached this box a vivid flash of lightning revealed its interior, and there, bolt upright, stood a tall Spanish grenadier, with his musket resting in a corner of the hut, close to his hand. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  3. From the landward side? – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling