hitherward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hither +‎ -ward

Adverb[edit]

hitherward (comparative more hitherward, superlative most hitherward)

  1. (archaic) Toward this place
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. IV, Happy
      Happiness, unhappiness: all that was but the wages thou hadst; thou hast spent all that, in sustaining thyself hitherward; not a coin of it remains with thee, it is all spent, eaten: and now thy work, where is thy work?

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