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All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
He kissed her good-by, and told her she was not looking well and must take care of herself.

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION