Meaning of REARWARD in English

REARWARD

— rearwardness , n.

/rear"weuhrd/ for 1-4; /rear"wawrd/ for 5 , adv.

1. Also, rearwards . toward or in the rear.

adj.,

2. located in, near, or toward the rear.

3. directed toward the rear.

n.

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 ]

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