- a private path or an indirect or secondary course or means; byway.
Origin of by-path
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Examples from the Web for bypath
"He did so; left the road and escaped by some bypath," replied Captain Raymond.Elsie's Journey on Inland Waters
I craned my neck, uneasy at not being able to see the gate nor any part of the bypath.My Little Sister
With a heartfelt exclamation of thanksgiving, he turned into this bypath.The Girl in the Mirror
Elizabeth Garver Jordan
The next moment they all turned their horses into the bypath.
They bring the presentation of proof into a bypath so that the essential problem of evidence is left behind.Criminal Psychology
- a little-used path or track, esp in the country
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