Definition of Coastwards
1. coastward [n] - See also: coastward
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Literary usage of Coastwards
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. "Cape Times" Law Reports: A Record of Every Matter Disposed of in the by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Supreme Court (1906)
"The contention of the plaintiff wae that stone carried for him by the Railway Department was consigned coastwards. Now. it was quite clear that goods ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1883)
"By his own people he was evidently beginning to bo considered a renegade, and during my stay at his village women were taking flight coastwards, ..."
3. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1871)
"would be under large freshwater loughs, through which, as the thaw extended coastwards, ground-ice would start up, and float these shells to great ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"Dr. Nansen's description of this immense mass of frozen snow, forcing its way coastwards from the higher plateaus of the interior, by sheer weight and ..."