What does the word skyward mean?

Usage examples for skyward

  1. The aeroplane leaped skyward and started in pursuit of Frank and Jack. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  2. All three were keeping their eyes open to detect the approach of Indians, for they did not doubt the savages would soon come, especially since the re- kindling of the fire had sent a stream of smoke steadily skyward, and now this signal of their whereabouts was made all the more plain by the building of a much larger fire upon and about the body of the unfortunate horse. – Far Past the Frontier by James A. Braden
  3. Allan thrust home the throttle, the helio- vanes whined, and his 'copter leaped skyward. – When the Sleepers Woke by Arthur Leo Zagat