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  • English Word Bypath Definition A private path; an obscure way; indirect means.
  • English Word Bypaths Definition of Bypath
  • English Word Byplay Definition Action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the main action proceeds.
  • English Word Byre Definition A cow house.
  • English Word Byroad Definition A private or obscure road.
  • English Word Byronic Definition Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron.
  • English Word Bysmottered Definition Bespotted with mud or dirt.
  • English Word Byss Definition See Byssus, n., 1.
  • English Word Byssaceous Definition Byssuslike; consisting of fine fibers or threads, as some very delicate filamentous algae.
  • English Word Byssi Definition of Byssus
  • English Word Byssiferous Definition Bearing a byssus or tuft.
  • English Word Byssin Definition See Byssus, n., 1.
  • English Word Byssine Definition Made of silk; having a silky or flaxlike appearance.
  • English Word Byssoid Definition Byssaceous.
  • English Word Byssolite Definition An olive-green fibrous variety of hornblende.
  • English Word Byssus Definition A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients. It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk.
  • English Word Byssus Definition A tuft of long, tough filaments which are formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the valves of certain bivalve mollusks, as the Pinna and Mytilus, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc.
  • English Word Byssus Definition An obsolete name for certain fungi composed of slender threads.
  • English Word Byssus Definition Asbestus.
  • English Word Byssuses Definition of Byssus
  • English Word Bystander Definition One who stands near; a spectator; one who has no concern with the business transacting.
  • English Word Byway Definition A secluded, private, or obscure way; a path or road aside from the main one.
  • English Word Byword Definition A common saying; a proverb; a saying that has a general currency.
  • English Word Byword Definition The object of a contemptuous saying.
  • English Word Bywork Definition Work aside from regular work; subordinate or secondary business.
  • English Word Byzant Definition Alt. of Byzantine
  • English Word Byzantian Definition See Byzantine.
  • English Word Byzantine Definition A gold coin, so called from being coined at Byzantium. See Bezant.
  • English Word Byzantine Definition Of or pertaining to Byzantium.
  • English Word Byzantine Definition A native or inhabitant of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople. C () C is the third letter of the English alphabet. It is from the Latin letter C, which in old Latin represented the sounds of k, and g (in go); its original value being the latter. In Anglo-Saxon words, or Old English before the Norman Conquest, it always has the sound of k. The Latin C was the same letter as the Greek /, /, and came from the Greek alphabet. The Greeks got it from the Ph/nicians. The English name of C is from the Latin name ce, and was derived, probably, through the French. Etymologically C is related to g, h, k, q, s (and other sibilant sounds). Examples of these relations are in L. acutus, E. acute, ague; E. acrid, eager, vinegar; L. cornu, E. horn; E. cat, kitten; E. coy, quiet; L. circare, OF. cerchier, E. search.