noun, plural by-paths [bahy-path z, -pahth z, -paths, -pahths] /ˈbaɪˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/.
Origin of by-path
Examples from the Web for by-path
With an inward start she realized that they were on a by-path and beyond call of help.Sir Christopher|Maud Wilder Goodwin
Thus he hastened away, and went round by a by-path to the hall.The Trumpet-Major|Thomas Hardy
Then we struck a by-path which presently merged in a hard highway, running, as I judged, south-west by west.Greenmantle|John Buchan
The last-named village is off the main road to the left, but a by-path can be taken which leads through it.Wanderings in Wessex|Edric Holmes
During the pursuit he led it through a by-path to intercept a battery spurring down the road at full speed.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon