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path

(path),
A road or way; the course taken by an electrical current or by nervous impulses.
See also: pathway.
[A.S. paeth]

path

(path)
The route or course along which something travels.
[A.S. paeth]

path

(path)
1. A road or way.
2. Course taken by an electrical current or by nervous impulses.
[A.S. paeth]
References in classic literature ?
All the morning they trudged up the mountain path and at noon Unc and Ojo sat on a fallen tree-trunk and ate the last of the bread which the old Munchkin had placed in his pocket.
Then it would catch it up again and come bounding swiftly along the path I had taken.
Then an apprentice came by, a youth who had often seen me busily digging, and noticing the unusual tears, and struck perhaps by the difference between my garden and the profusion of splendour all around, paused with his barrow on the path in front of me, and remarked that nobody could expect to get blood out of a stone.
"Excuse me," called the Sawhorse, "the path has ended and I'd like to know which way to go."
Then Dorothy walked back up the path, and followed it until she came to the very top of the hill, where a solitary round rock stood that was bigger than any of the others surrounding it.
Back and forth, back and forth, between Pollyanna and the side path he vibrated, barking and whining pitifully.
"I should like to look at the creature'; if it is a true Iroquois I can tell him by his knavish look, and by his paint," said the scout; stepping past the charger of Heyward, and entering the path behind the mare of the singing master, whose foal had taken advantage of the halt to exact the maternal contribution.
See, just in front of the little path leading to the lake, that was his nearest way to get out."
"He would keep running off the path hunting for ginger-roots.
It is so early in the day that I shall still get there in good time'; and so she ran from the path into the wood to look for flowers.
"I cannot show the path, for it is through the air.
I tiptoed down the path and stooped behind the low wall which surrounded the stunted orchard.