from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A way-station.


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  • We are near a by-station now; if I find none there to prevent me, I shall get away by the first train; to hide in these woods is out of the question.

    Under Two Flags

  • Recommend me to some nice quiet retreat, not too far from the city, but at a safe distance; put me in a carriage, at daylight, which will carry me out to some by-station, where I can take passage behind the iron horse, unmolested, for fresh fields and pastures new. "

    Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter


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