by·​path | \ ˈbī-ˌpath How to pronounce bypath (audio) , -ˌpäth \

Definition of bypath

: byway

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Recent Examples on the Web The new focus on the canals was rehabilitation by master plan, with every planter positioned, every café table in conformity with rules of access, every bypath checked for liability, every inspiration — however lovely — thrashed out by committee. Longreads, "The Ancient Waterways of Phoenix, Arizona," 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of bypath

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Bypath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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