Definitions

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  • adv. Toward this place.

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Examples

  • And from that time hitherwards they never would suffer man to dwell amongst them longer than seven days and seven nights; ne that no child that were male should dwell amongst them longer than he were nourished; and then sent to his father.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • From these Ilands hitherwards the place is not yet discouered for the great sholdnesse of Sandes that they find.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • 'Truly,' she breathed, holding his gaze with those curious eyes that, in her, no longer bothered him, 'you are a bold man thus to venture hitherwards.

    Three Hearts and Three Lions

  • "Gentlemen," he began in full chest tones, "some fourteen years ago, five of us now present were wont to discuss in the old office of this hospitable hostelry, now the famous grill room of the Club, the Invasion of the New -- the opening of the great Flamsted Quarries -- the migrations of the nations hitherwards and the consequent prospective industrial development of our native village."

    Flamsted quarries

  • For as I came riding hitherwards this morning, I saw in the snow where a hawk had torn a thrush, and the blood lay on the whiteness of the ground.

    King Arthur's Knights The Tales Re-told for Boys & Girls

  • And after breakfast, while Aunt Mary occupied herself with that immemorial institution, -- which was to lure hitherwards so many prominent citizens of St. Louis during the day, -- eggnogg, Peter surveyed the offerings which transformed the sitting-room.

    A Modern Chronicle — Volume 01

  • Now the Sabines hold its citadel, having bought it by a bribe, and coming thence have seized the valley and are pressing hitherwards in battle.

    The History of Rome, Vol. I

  • "It is a great body of horse," said Sir William Felton, "and they are riding very swiftly hitherwards."

    The White Company

  • What, then, will be best both as regards rescuing the body, and our return to the joy of our friends who will be grieving as they look hitherwards; for they will make sure that nothing can now check the terrible hands of Hector, and that he will fling himself upon our ships.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • Then as they were holding a parley on land near Tricauld Island, they were attacked again by the angry mob, the news of their outrageous deed having spread even hitherwards, and two or three of their men were killed.

    Corea or Cho-sen The Land of the Morning Calm

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