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- n. an unfrequented path; an indirect route; a byway
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A private path; an obscure way; indirect means.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A byway; a private path; an indirect course or means.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
by- + path (Wiktionary)