from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A secluded or private walk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A secluded or private walk.


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  • As he was one day gravelling a little by-walk, wrapped in thought, the

    Israel Potter

  • Our plan was this, -- each person stationed himself in some by-walk or alley, and waited till the other, whose turn it was, came and leaped over him; so that, besides the activity displayed, there was a knowledge of the _locale_ necessary; for to any one passed over a forfeit was to be paid.

    Charles O'Malley — Volume 1


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