[ bahy-path, -pahth ]
/ ˈbaɪˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ /
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noun, plural by-paths [bahy-pathz, -pahthz, -paths, -pahths]. /ˈbaɪˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/.
a private path or an indirect or secondary course or means; byway.
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How to use by-path in a sentence
They bring the presentation of proof into a bypath so that the essential problem of evidence is left behind.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
From the road a bypath led to a small clearing in a wood, with a slender spiral of smoke showing between the trees.Audrey|Mary Johnston
Oliver reached the style at which the bypath terminated, and once more gained the high-road.Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3)|Charles Dickens
I craned my neck, uneasy at not being able to see the gate nor any part of the bypath.My Little Sister|Elizabeth Robins
But she tore herself away from this fascinating bypath and dragged Constantia after her.The Garden Party|Katherine Mansfield
British Dictionary definitions for by-path
/ (ˈbaɪˌpɑːθ) /
a little-used path or track, esp in the country
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