- Also church·wards. toward the church.
- directed toward the church: a churchward summons.
Origin of churchward
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Examples from the Web for churchward
And Churchward trusted him, because he said that he reminded him of his dead brother.The Torch and Other Tales
It is a pity we have no chimes of bells, to give the churchward summons, at home.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 1
The antiquity of the office of church-warden is shown by the existence of the surname Churchward.The Romance of Names
Consul Churchward states with precision that the document was sold by a scribe for thirty-six dollars.
It was “like the old days of his own consulate,” writes Churchward.