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  • adjective facing or leading toward a lake
  • adverb toward a lake


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  • Fifty or sixty men are employed on the mountain to drive the stag lakeward, should he be inclined to break away; and the sport generally ends by the stag, a wild one, making for the water with the pack swimming afterward; and here he is taken and disposed of, how I know not.

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 2 Great Britain and Ireland, Part 2

  • No other land could she see when she looked lakeward thence.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Muttering every curse she could remember from her months on the road, she worked her way lakeward, along the wall.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The fifth and sixth rafts were even now being lashed to the lakeward edges of the first and second by a squad of soldiers.


  • Joe knew that Sally was on the lakeward side of this semiisland, and there were bulletproof rocks between her and the mainland.

    Space Platform

  • If yonder oak, that came from the finest acorn and promised to be the monarch of the forest, was dwarfed by simply a drop of dew; if yonder rolling river, bearing its commerce to sea, was turned seaward, instead of lakeward, by simply a pebble thrown in the fountain-head; why not have consideration for those whose circumstances and early training set in motion convictions differing from ours.

    Wit, Humor, Reason, Rhetoric, Prose, Poetry and Story Woven into Eight Popular Lectures

  • Maku had left the car, he continued lakeward, coming out on the drive only a short distance from the Père Marquette, and a few minutes later, after giving the elevator-boy orders to call him at eight in the morning, he was in his apartment, with the prospect of four hours of sleep.

    The Girl and The Bill An American Story of Mystery, Romance and Adventure

  • The wind, acting in its most prevalent lakeward direction, combined with this littoral current, produces the great power which is constantly forming sand-bars and shoals at all the harbor-entrances on our extensive lake-coasts.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 41, March, 1861

  • Joe knew that Sally was on the lakeward side of this small island, and that there were impenetrable rocks between her and the mainland.

    Space Platform

  • Between lifted a great mountain, and on the lakeward slope of this stood a terrible scar of a slide, yellow and brown, rising two thousand feet from the shore.

    Big Timber A Story of the Northwest


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