churchward

[ church-werd ]
/ ˈtʃɜrtʃ wərd /

adverb

Also church·wards. toward the church.

adjective

directed toward the church: a churchward summons.

Origin of churchward

First recorded in 1325–75, churchward is from the Middle English word chircheward. See church, -ward
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