from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. toward the street
- adj. which faces the street
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An officer, or ward, having the care of the streets.
- adj. Facing toward the street.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Formerly, an officer who had the care of the streets.
- Next the street; looking out on the street.
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Left with his guide to wait in a plain, windowless room just inside the streetward door, Godric could see through an inner doorway to a pillared walk around a courtyard garden thickly green with plants for which he had no names, with somewhere the sound of flowing water.
Skif had tried to time his entry for when the moon was casting the most light on the streetward side of the house.
* Abruptly he looked streetward and shouted at the top of his lungs, "Run, Millie!"
A glance showed that his retreat streetward was still unblocked, as was the section of alley behind him.
Slothrop screams and heads for the window, out onto the roof and over, scrambling down a galvanized pipe to the next streetward courtyard.
Old man Werner, with a muttered oath, went to the open doorway and stood there, puffing savage little spurts of smoke streetward.
And, second, that from the householder's point of view, looking streetward from his garden's inner depth, its fence, when unplanted, is a blank interruption to his whole fair scheme of meandering foliage and bloom which on the other three sides frames in the lawn; as though the garden were a lovely stage scene with the fence for footlights, and some one had left the footlights unlit.
Mighty interesting, I tell you, "and with a cheery wave of the hand to his friend Isaac, whose eyes had been looking streetward at the precise moment,