westward O.E. westweard; see WEST (Cf. west) + -WARD (Cf. -ward).

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  • Westward Ho — can refer to:In fiction: * Westward Ho (play), a 1604 play by John Webster and Thomas Dekker * Westward Ho! (novel), an 1855 novel by Charles Kingsley * Westward Ho (film), a 1935 movie starring John Wayne * Westward Ho! (1832 book), a novel by… …   Wikipedia

  • Westward Ho — DEC …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Westward — is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Cumbria.Westward is located on the south side of the Wiza Beck to the south of the town of Wigton. Administratively it forms part of the district of Allerdale. The Nobel prize winner… …   Wikipedia

  • westward — westward, westwards The only form for the adjective is westward (in a westward direction), but westward and westwards are both used for the adverb, with a preference for westwards in BrE: • He climbed the lower slopes of Big Allen and stood,… …   Modern English usage

  • Westward — West ward, Westwards West wards, adv. [AS. westweard. See {West}, and { ward}. ] Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward. [1913 Webster] Westward the course of empire takes its way. Berkeley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Westward — West ward, a. Lying toward the west. [1913 Webster] Yond same star that s westward from the pole. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • westward — [west′wərd] adv., adj. toward the west n. a westward direction, point, or region …   English World dictionary

  • Westward — West ward, n. The western region or countries; the west. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Westward Ho — Westward Ho, Seebad in Devonshire (England), an der Mündung des Torridge, erst 1867 entstanden, mit höherer Schule für Söhne von Offizieren. Es ist nach einer Novelle von Ch. Kingsley benannt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • westward — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ towards the west. ► ADVERB (also westwards) ▪ in a westerly direction …   English terms dictionary