paths

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

path \path\ (p[.a]th), noun; pl. {paths} (p[.a][th]z). [AS. p[ae][eth], pa[eth]; akin to D. pad, G. pfad, of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. pa'tos, Skr. patha, path. [root]21.]

1. A trodden way; a footway.

The dewy paths of meadows we will tread. --Dryden.

2. A way, course, or track, in which anything moves or has moved; route; passage; an established way; as, the path of a meteor, of a caravan, of a storm, of a pestilence. Also used figuratively, of a course of life or action.

All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth. --Ps. xxv. 10.

The paths of glory lead but to the grave. --Gray.


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