- a side road.
Origin of by-road
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Examples from the Web for byroad
The route of the column was by a byroad, between Doue and Montreuil.No Surrender!
G. A. Henty
Coming up unexpectedly by a byroad, they captured all the National pickets except one, who gave the alarm and ran into the camp.Campfire and Battlefield
Of course, I didn't come through the camp of the 200th Ind., but modestly sought a byroad which Mrs. Bolster had put me onto.Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6)
Power raced alongside, and the two struck into a byroad leading to Bellevue Avenue.The Terms of Surrender
The party stopped at a small tavern on a byroad in Virginia, to rest the horses.Hero Stories from American History
Albert F. Blaisdell
- a secondary or side road
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