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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 10
1. Out of the common path; aside; - used in composition, giving the meaning of something aside, secondary, or incidental, or collateral matter, a thing private or avoiding notice; as, by- line, by- place, by- play, by- street.
3. Passing near; going past; past; beyond; as, the procession has gone by; a bird flew by.
4. Aside; as, to lay by; to put by.
Part of Speech: present participle, verbal noun
2. On; along; in traversing. Compare 5.
4. Used in specifying adjacent dimensions; as, a cabin twenty feet by forty.
5. Against.
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