From even + -ward.
evenward (comparative more evenward, superlative most evenward)
- Toward evening; toward eventide.
1903, Godfrey Egremont, Verse:
- Heavily The day dragged evenward ere left of all The throng that late had battled with the Dane, A wretched skin-clad remnant, wounded sore, Stood 'mid a heap of slaughtered friends, [...]