Meaning of REARWARD in English
— rearwardness , n.
/rear"weuhrd/ for 1-4; /rear"wawrd/ for 5 , adv.
1. Also, rearwards . toward or in the rear.
2. located in, near, or toward the rear.
3. directed toward the rear.
4. a position at the rear: in the rearward of fashion.
5. the rear division of a military unit.
[ 1300-50; ME rerewarde 1 , -WARD ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012