Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Towards a house.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

house +‎ -ward

Examples

  • Peter moved reluctantly houseward, and Suzanna ended: "Isn't it fine that today was teachers 'meeting so we could have a holiday?"

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire

  • "Let's ask mother if we can't go down to the beach before lunch!" she called out over her shoulder, starting houseward on a run.

    Keineth

  • There was a flush on the old woman's face as she turned houseward -- also an afterglow.

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

  • Gray escorted her houseward in the midst of the festivities.

    The Firing Line

  • Eileen, one bare arm around her brother's shoulders, strolled houseward across the lawn, switching the shaven sod with her tennis-bat.

    The Younger Set

  • As we went houseward, the wind being again subsided, we were aware of a strong pattering noise about us in the night; and when we issued from the shelter of the trees, we found it raining smartly.

    Account of All That Passed on the Night on February 27th, 1757

  • The reflection brought dimness to the man's hard blue eyes, and turned his steps houseward.

    Sisters

  • Laughing at his own ancient witticism, Captain Lem started houseward with "Netty" in his arms, the little thing nestling down in them as if it knew it had found a friend.

    Dorothy on a Ranch

  • He uttered the last sentence in a low tone, with a furtive glance houseward, and bearing himself with an air of great complacency.

    Dorothy's Travels

  • Now or ever the sun shone houseward, unto King Volsung's bed

    The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.