Moby-Dick: Waterward


  1. heading towards the water
  2. in the direction of a body of water

The word waterward appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 2 > Sentence 2:

Right and left, the streets take you waterward.

Chapter 2 > Paragraph 4 > Sentence 6:

I now by instinct followed the streets that took me waterward, for there, doubtless, were the cheapest, if not the cheeriest inns.

Concordance for the word waterward from Moby-Dick.

Herman Melville
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