Fromward
Fromward From"ward, Fromwards From"wards, prep. [AS. framweard about to depart. Cf. {Froward}] A way from; -- the contrary of toward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Towards or fromwards the zenith. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster]


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  • fromward — O.E. framweard about to depart; doomed to die; with back turned; see FROWARD (Cf. froward) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fromward — adv. 885 B …   Oldest English Words

  • fromward — from·ward …   English syllables

  • fromward — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fromwards — Fromward From ward, Fromwards From wards, prep. [AS. framweard about to depart. Cf. {Froward}] A way from; the contrary of toward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Towards or fromwards the zenith. Cheyne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fromwards — I. adverb see fromward I II. preposition see fromward II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Froward — Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi. 28. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frowardly — Froward Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frowardness — Froward Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • framward — see fromward. Obs …   Useful english dictionary

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