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by-road

or byroad

[bahy-rohd] /ˈbaɪˌroʊd/
noun
1.
a side road.
Origin of by-road
1665-1675
First recorded in 1665-75; by- + road
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  • Halfway to the trolley line, the dog turned off into a by-road.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Once more we were in the by-road which had brought us westward parallel with the highway.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • Our course was along a by-road in the direction of Hagerstown.

  • I could hear nothing; so I turned into a by-road, leading to a grove.

    Seek and Find Oliver Optic
  • They followed a by-road for a quarter of a mile, and then stopped at a farm building.

  • You will sail in from the by-road as soon as you hear the firing, Deck.

    In The Saddle Oliver Optic
  • A half-dozen scouts were left on the by-road to watch the mired Texans.

    In The Saddle Oliver Optic
  • So far as the guards could report, there was no change at the by-road during the night.

    In The Saddle Oliver Optic
  • “This is but a by-road, Sir Mark,” said the baronet, pompously.

    Sweet Mace George Manville Fenn
  • Yes, maam, said the coachman and swung the horses into a by-road.

    Ruth Fielding Down in Dixie Alice B. Emerson

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