from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A side road. Also called byroad.
  • n. A secondary or arcane field of study.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a road that is not frequently travelled
  • n. an unpopular or arcane field of study

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A secluded, private, or obscure way; a path or road aside from the main one.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A by-road; a secluded, private, or obscure way; an out-of-the-way path or course: as, highways and byways.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)


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