homeward

homeward

[hohm-werd]
adverb
1.
Also, homewards. toward home.
adjective
2.
directed toward home: his homeward way.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English homward, Old English hāmweard. See home, -ward

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homeward (ˈhəʊmwəd)
 
adj
1.  directed or going home
2.  (of a ship, part of a voyage, etc) returning to the home port
 
adv
3.  towards home

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