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by the by

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variants: or by the bye

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by way of interjection or digression
  • He mentioned by the by that he had never been to Paris.

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“By the by.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/by%20the%20by. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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