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  • n. Plural form of sidepath.


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  • Sidewalks and paths that run along side a road (often called sidepaths) have many potential conflict points with cross traffic.


  • Either the aged troll gatekeeper had dispatched word of his arrival via dark and mystic arts, or else (more likely) had sent along a boy to run ahead through sidepaths and byways and alert the hall.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Whether tramping along causeways and sidepaths, or speeding over railway lines, he cannot pass through any considerable stretch of country without exercising his mind as to the possible advantages that might be afforded opposing armies by this or that natural formation.

    Hilaire Belloc The Man and His Work

  • Instead of continuing along the highroad which was broad and beautiful, like a triumphal way, they stray off by little sidepaths and flounder in mud holes.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

  • But evolutionary lines are of great length, and the evolution of a flower, or of an insectivorous plant is a way with many sidepaths.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • At first, Telford's work as county surveyor lay mostly in very small things indeed -- mere repairs of sidepaths or bridges, which gave him little opportunity to develop his full talents as a born engineer.

    Biographies of Working Men

  • Rude men on the sidepaths stare you out of countenance, or make strange signs -- a kind of occult telegraphy, which makes your flesh creep.

    Picturesque Quebec : a sequel to Quebec past and present

  • All of the roads, despite numerous weather warnings, were unplowed & the gritting truck that was outside of the indigO2 arena kept slipping into the sidepaths.

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  • Cyclists and pedestrians walk and bike on sidewalks and sidepaths directly alongside motor vehicle traffic all of the time.


  • The result was that the cheering was continuous; now it was the arrival of a band; then the erect walk of a sturdy contingent from a distant point; sometimes it was simply the exchange of a look, that, though mute, spoke volumes, between the people in the procession and those on the sidepaths, that brought forth a wild cheer, in short the temper of the crowd was bright and electrical -- the mood for unusual ideas and passionate scenes.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886


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