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a private path or an indirect or secondary course or means; byway.
Historical Examples

Audrey Mary Johnston
Elsie’s Journey on Inland Waters Martha Finley
The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition Rudyard Kipling
Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
Grace Harlowe’s Junior Year at High School Jessie Graham Flower
Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
Notes on the Book of Leviticus C. H. Mackintosh
Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3) Charles Dickens
My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins
Shandygaff Christopher Morley

a little-used path or track, esp in the country


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