Origin of thither
Examples from the Web for thitherward
Thitherward not long My head was rais'd, when many lofty towers Methought I spied.The Vision of Hell, Complete|Dante Alighieri
Gold had been discovered at Pike's Peak, and thitherward had flocked a great multitude of people.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler|Pardee Butler
Thitherward the thoughts of the conqueror and of the conquered fly together.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
And when the night had come he arose and turned his face toward the eastward and thitherward he made his way.The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions|Howard Pyle
"We can trot down and have a look at their construction camp, if you like," he suggested, and thitherward they went.A Fool For Love|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for thitherward
Word Origin for thither
Word Origin and History for thitherward
Old English þider "to or toward that place," altered (by influence of its opposite hider) from earlier þæder "to that place," from Proto-Germanic *thadra- (cf. Old Norse þaðra "there"), from *tha (see that) + PIE suffix denoting motion toward (cf. Gothic -dre, Sanskrit -tra). The medial -th- developed in Middle English but was rare before early 16c. (cf. gather, murder, burden).
Idioms and Phrases with thitherward
see hither and thither.