driftway

noun

dialectal
: a sometimes private lane or narrow country road : driveway sense 1

Word History

Etymology

drift entry 1 + way; so called from its use as a passage for herds or flocks

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“Driftway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/driftway. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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