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

  • adj. Facing toward the street.
  • n. An officer, or ward, having the care of the streets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Next the street; looking out on the street.
  • n. Formerly, an officer who had the care of the streets.


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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.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Skif had tried to time his entry for when the moon was casting the most light on the streetward side of the house.

    Take A Thief

  • * Abruptly he looked streetward and shouted at the top of his lungs, "Run, Millie!"

    Cyber Way

  • A glance showed that his retreat streetward was still unblocked, as was the section of alley behind him.

    For Love of Mother-Not

  • Slothrop screams and heads for the window, out onto the roof and over, scrambling down a galvanized pipe to the next streetward courtyard.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Old man Werner, with a muttered oath, went to the open doorway and stood there, puffing savage little spurts of smoke streetward.

    Cheerful—By Request

  • 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.

    The Amateur Garden

  • 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,

    Peter: a novel of which he is not the hero


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