Meaning of nightward in English:

nightward

Pronunciation /ˈnʌɪtwəd/

adverb

poetic, literary
  • Towards night.

adjective

poetic, literary
  • Formerly: †coming, taking place, etc., towards nightfall (obsolete). Now: in the direction of or leading towards the night; westward.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Mary Wroth (b. ?1587), author. From night + -ward.