from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Toward or at home.
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- adv. towards home
- adj. oriented towards home
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being in the direction of home.
- adv. Toward home; in the direction of one's house, town, or country.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Toward home; toward one's habitation; toward one's native country. Also homewards.
- Being in the direction of home: as, a homeward journey.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. oriented toward home
- adv. toward home
It was Sunday afternoon, and Pauline and I were tramping along the dusty road homeward from a long walk, during which, having discussed perfectly innocuous subjects, we had agreed.
The first statement of each man -- ever an ancient one in homeward - bound forecastles -- was: "No boarding-house sharks in mine."
For some incredible reason, Earth was calling homeward the latest and swiftest of all its ships.
Quickly I tossed it over my shoulder and started again homeward.
He stood at the upper end of the meadow, and called his homeward - drifting flock together; and when the last tones of the call had died away, he began it himself, and stepped on one side.
You take them as a matter of course if you are outward bound, but on your call homeward (if you make it) you will look on them as a blessing and a curiosity.
It wouldn't have done Uncle Andrew much good if he had succeeded, for he was aiming at the right-hand pocket because he still thought the green rings were "homeward" rings.
Another was a full-blooded negro, a petty huckster at the 'Red Grave,' who, in his last 'homeward' voyage, had met at Madeira the Dean and Deaness of Oxbridge.
Especially as a man living in perpetual exile, country-less, yet always looking "homeward".
Aheym ", which means" homeward ", which I think is a really nice word, in Yiddish.