Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • It was starlight and I explained the Signs of the Zodiac to her, and pointed out Mars, a bright dot of light creeping zenithward, towards which so many telescopes were pointed.

    The War of The Worlds

  • Everywhere men marvelled at it, but of all those who saw it none could have marvelled more than those sailors, habitual watchers of the stars, who far away at sea had heard nothing of its advent and saw it now rise like a pigmy moon and climb zenithward and hang overhead and sink westward with the passing of the night.

    The Door in the Wall, and Other Stories

  • It was starlight, and I explained the Signs of the Zodiac to her, and pointed out Mars, a bright dot of light creeping zenithward, towards which so many telescopes were pointed.

    The War of the Worlds

  • Then, at length, the moon abruptly soared zenithward from out the veiling mist, passing from one filmy haze to another.

    The Octopus : A story of California

Comments

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

  • Then, at length, the moon abruptly soared zenithward from out the veiling mist, passing from one filmy haze to another.

    - Frank Norris, The Octopus, bk 2, ch. 3

    August 26, 2008