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  • adj. Of or pertaining to leading toward home.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as homeward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. toward home

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Examples

  • But she hated the slow, dusty ride, and hailed with delight a gallop that came in their way towards the end of the day, when a hare jumped up under Bob's nose as they rode homewards from the yards.

    Mates at Billabong

  • It is patent that dusk found them weary and worn, plodding and wading silently "homewards," shovel on shoulder, across four or five kilos of desolate mud; falling and tripping over stagnant bodies, masses of tangled wire, bricks and jagged wood-work everywhere impeding progress.

    Norman Ten Hundred A Record of the 1st (Service) Bn. Royal Guernsey Light Infantry

  • At last we started homewards, meaning to separate the properties of the two claimants; but M---- owned the only proper horse-separating corral in the whole country, and from obstinacy and cussedness would not let us use it.

    Ranching, Sport and Travel

  • People walked away to the gate, or if they lived at Lincoln’s Inn stepped homewards, wrapping their coats around them.

    Excerpt: Revelation by C.J. Sansom

  • ” Work was finished, we were going homewards to the Lager.

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  • As I go homewards along the coastal road, the sea appears as blue as cornflowers, vivid against swaths of orange montbretia.

    Country diary: Cornwall

  • AFTERWARDS/AFTERWORDS: Like “towards,” “forwards,” and “homewards,” “afterwards” ends with - wards.

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  • Driving down the dual carriageway on a cold February afternoon, a boy, who was about as far from glamorous as it is possible to be, was heading homewards.

    Irish Blogs

  • He insisted upon my climbing into his dog-cart and he gave me a lift homewards.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

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