- being, situated, or found at or along the wayside: a wayside inn.
Origin of wayside
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Examples from the Web for wayside
Some of these projects have fallen by the wayside; others may still be in the works.Guillermo del Toro on Hardcore Gothic ‘Crimson Peak’ and ‘Pacific Rim 2’
July 17, 2014
And as far as actual exploration and discovery, that gets thrown by the wayside.
The re-positioning on issues that Priebus favored has fallen by the wayside, a casualty of the internal wars within the party.RNC Chair Reince Priebus Proclaims A Republican Tsunami Will Sweep Washington In 2014
March 18, 2014
Soon the others fall by the wayside, and we are left with Jones struggling to draw what notes he has left of him out into the air.Sondheim on Sondheim: American Musical Theater in Six Songs
December 9, 2013
There was very little upward mobility; generation after generation fell to the wayside.Mohammed Atta and the Egypt Revolution
February 14, 2011
They sat around on the fence, or on the logs dumped down by the wayside.In the Midst of Alarms
You had your time of weakness, perhaps all men have that; you fell by the wayside.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
A black jack of ale and the heel of a loaf at a wayside inn were all my refreshments.Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
I found a man dying by the wayside, too weak to move, too blind to see.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
And when they came to a gate they sat down in the grass by the wayside.The Great Hunger
- the side or edge of a road
- (modifier)situated by the waysidea wayside inn
- fall by the wayside to cease or fail to continue doing somethingof the nine starters, three fell by the wayside
- go by the wayside to be put aside on account of something more urgent
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Word Origin and History for wayside
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with wayside
see fall by the wayside.
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