Definition of hitherward in English:

hitherward

adverb

archaic
  • To or towards this place.

    ‘she quickly walked hitherward after parting with Tess’
    • ‘The oppressed throughout the world from that day to the present have turned their eyes hitherward.’
    • ‘Helgi hath me hitherward sent to say to thee, Sváva, these words: he longeth sorely to see thee, ere the bold baron's breath have left him.’
    • ‘This do these Fathers weave who hitherward are come: they sit beside the warp and cry, weave forth, weave back.’
    • ‘Now I come hitherward desiring to be admitted into the presence of Queen Guinevere.’

Pronunciation

hitherward

/ˈhɪðəwəd/