by path

by-path

[bahy-path, -pahth]
noun, plural by-paths [bahy-pathz, -pahthz, -paths, -pahths] .
a private path or an indirect or secondary course or means; byway.
Also, bypath.


Origin:
1325–75; Middle English bi path. See by1 (adj.), path

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