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  • adv. toward a hill; toward the hills
  • adj. which faces a hill; which faces the hills


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  • "The way I see it, " said Debbie, swinging her reddish brown pigtails from lakeside to hillward, -is that the peyote mellowed them out.

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  • My dear young friends, accept this faith and you will find in it a sweet companion up the hillward way of life, and down the sunset slope to the valley of death, where it will not leave nor forsake you, but will wait till you throw off your "burden of clay," then "bear you away on its balmy wings to your eternal home."

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  • I who have packed my wanderer's wallet with the gentle secrets of summer nights, of springtime hillsides, and wintry sunshine, I who have always tramped to the call of a lonely road, should I turn craven stay-at-home when life's wild weather draws my feet hillward through grim slush and sleet?

    The Joys of Being a Woman and Other Papers

  • Falmouth's advance had driven the villagers hillward.


  • If the latter, we can, in imagination, see him look once at the new house on his hunting pasture, slacken rein for a moment in front of the group of families, lift his hand in sign of peace, and silently go his way hillward.

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  • It was the secret thought of this, and of the hillward outlook from the little windows, that had ironed the lines from his face in Mr. Traill's dining-room.

    Greyfriars Bobby

  • So, at the Kulu woman's house I turned hillward, over-persuaded by myself.


  • Along the marsh, and hillward the roads are sweet with fern.

    Ballads of Lost Haven A Book of the Sea

  • As this road is the only outlet hillward for all the life of the plain, and as the tendency of every valley population is to climb, one thinks of it as a way out rather than a way in.

    The Desert and the Sown

  • Without a thought for the woman whose despairing words he had just listened to, he turned and ran, plunging into the thick darkness of the woods, hillward in the direction of the cry.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet


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