Byway



a secluded, private, or obscure road.
a subsidiary or obscure field of research, endeavor, etc.
Historical Examples

The Shadow of a Crime Hall Caine
The Life of the Party Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Gwen Wynn Mayne Reid
The Golden Dog William Kirby
From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
The Fte At Coqueville Emile Zola
The Lost Prince Frances Hodgson Burnett
Tom Slade with the Colors Percy K. Fitzhugh
Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
Children of the Tenements Jacob A. Riis

noun
a secondary or side road, esp in the country
an area, field of study, etc, that is very obscure or of secondary importance
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