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by-path

or bypath

[bahy-path, -pahth] /ˈbaɪˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ/
noun, plural by-paths
[bahy-path z, -pahth z, -paths, -pahths] /ˈbaɪˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a private path or an indirect or secondary course or means; byway.
Origin of by-path
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English bi path. See by1 (adj.), path
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bypath

/ˈbaɪˌpɑːθ/
noun
1.
a little-used path or track, esp in the country
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