2. Adjective. which faces or points to or leads to the moon ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Moonward
1. toward the moon [adv]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Moonward
Literary usage of Moonward
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"The remark has the downright- ness, with a trace of humour, which is common in his letters, and which helped him to become more than a moonward melodist. ..."
2. From Nebula to Nebula: Or, The Dynamics of the Heavens, Containing a Broad by George Henry Lepper (1919)
"This is tantamount to saying that the earth, if falling moonward at all, is falling only one inch in about 3 minutes! ..."
3. From Nebula to Nebula: Or, The Dynamics of the Heavens, Containing a Broad by George Henry Lepper (1919)
"This is tantamount to saying that the earth, if falling moonward at all, is falling only one inch in about 3 minutes I Suppose that by some de- ..."
4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Like as still moonward swells the heaving sea, So swells and flows my soul, so wild and free, Aloft to that ..."
5. Ivory, Apes and Peacocks: Joseph Conrad, Walt Whitman, Jules Laforgue by James Huneker (1915)
"He flew in youth, flew moonward, for his patron goddess was Selene, he her faithful worshipper, ..."
6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1874)
"... thou two waifs of cloud in the dim blue Meandering moonward in the vap'rous light? Methinks they are two spirits bright and true, ..."