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bylane

[ bahy-leyn ]
/ ˈbaɪˌleɪn /
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noun
a secondary road or lane.
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Origin of bylane

First recorded in 1580–90; by- + lane1
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How to use bylane in a sentence

  • 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

bylane
/ (ˈbaɪˌleɪn) /

noun
a side lane or alley off a road
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