wayside

[ UK /wˈe‍ɪsa‍ɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈweɪˌsaɪd/ ]
NOUN
  1. edge of a way or road or path
    flowers along the wayside
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How To Use wayside In A Sentence

  • The little silver bell tinkles at a wayside shrine, calling the labouring man to propitiate the idol for the carelessness and detected dishonesties of his day's labours, and goodly Hindus, men and women, stream down the busy thoroughfare, responsive to the call. Love and Life Behind the Purdah
  • Local inhabitants display their handicrafts on the wayside.
  • But I did, and managed to pull off, not unhandily, a tale called ` A Wayside Comedy’ where I worked for a certain ` economy of implication,’ and in one phrase of less than a dozen words believed I had succeeded.
  • For all his bold chivalry this watchful Celt seems surely to have strayed from a wayside pulpit.
  • A whole generation of experienced, ambitious politicians had been left by the wayside. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sure it's what the Trib called the "bare-knuckle arts of Chicago electoral politics" but, hey, I guess that "kumbaya" attack goes by the wayside. Obama Responds To Bill's Reference To Jesse Jackson
  • Even casuarina trees on wayside were cut and shaped in the form of animals.
  • So much for the cheery welcome of the English wayside inn. Times, Sunday Times
  • Day after day there was an old Irish labourer, a stonebreaker, by the wayside, kneeling on a sack beside a great heap of stones, who gave her a cheery good-morrow as she passed. The Beth Book Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius
  • Here the gangsman marked his victim, whose steps he dogged into the country when his business was done or his pleasure ended, never for a moment losing sight of him until he walked into the trap all ready set in some wayside spinny or beneath some sheltering bridge. The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore
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