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wayside

noun way·side \ˈwā-ˌsīd\

: the land next to a road or path

Full Definition of WAYSIDE

:  the side of or land adjacent to a road or path
wayside adjective
by the wayside
:  out of consideration :  into a condition of neglect or disuse —usually used with fall
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Examples of WAYSIDE

  1. Flowers grew along the wayside.

First Known Use of WAYSIDE

15th century
WAYSIDE Defined for Kids

wayside

noun way·side \ˈwā-ˌsīd\

Definition of WAYSIDE for Kids

:  the edge of a road
by the wayside
:  into a condition of neglect or disuse <… stay up all night and let your schoolwork fall by the wayside … — Lemony Snicket, The Austere Academy>

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