a secondary road or lane.

Origin of bylane

First recorded in 1580–90; by- + lane1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for bylane

alley, backstreet, by-street, bypath, byroad, bystreet, byway

Examples from the Web for bylane

Historical Examples of bylane

  • I brought it to a money-lender in a bylane, and I asked for three rupees upon it.

    Life's Handicap

    Rudyard Kipling

British Dictionary definitions for bylane



a side lane or alley off a road
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