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  • n. Plural form of byroad.


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  • This is a new, unique wind-in-your face way to see the imposing castle and the Royal Mile, and to hug some scenic Scottish byroads.

    Lea Lane: Seaplanes, Bikes And City Life In Scotland

  • Tree Spiker Mike takes you into the boondock byroads of some of the toughest forest fights our emerging green nation has won.

    Harvey Wasserman: Roselle and St. Clair: Two from the Green Hard Core

  • They likely traveled on byroads along mountain ridges, on the timeless paths of muleteers seated with their baskets, on trails beaten through the woods by herds migrating to the mountains in summer and back to the plain before winter.

    The Spartacus War

  • Another three miles line the lanes and a few of the byroads.


  • He then sent Garnett to a nearby house to inquire if there were any byroads or “bridle paths” that a detail of horsemen could use to reach the capital and to return with boxes of ammunition.

    Cavalryman of the Lost Cause

  • The land drops away steeply at the edges of the byroads.

    Without Pity

  • New Jersey gets goofed on a lot, mostly because our most-traveled byroads cut through the butt-ugliest sections of the so-called Garden State.

    Gone for Good

  • They had decided to take to the byroads, had come to a watersplash which the rain had swollen into a torrent and got their car waterlogged in mid-stream.

    Here Lies Gloria Mundy

  • At this time straggling was quite prevalent: we saw on byroads many who had left the ranks, almost invariably having thrown away their arms, and subsisting on plunder.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Generally speaking the road surfaces were excellent throughout, but the grades of the hills were ofttimes abnormal, and the narrowness of main roads, and the hedge-hidden byroads which crossed them, made travelling more or less of a danger for the stranger, particularly if he was not habituated to England's custom of "meeting on the left and passing on the right."

    The Automobilist Abroad


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