Part of speech: noun

The side or edge of the road or highway.

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Usage examples "wayside":

  1. She walked and she walked till she came to a house by the wayside where an old woman received her and gave her something to eat and drink, and then asked Anima how she came there. - "Europa's Fairy Book", Joseph Jacobs.
  2. If one of us three falls by the wayside it will be neither Solomon nor myself." - "The Pines of Lory", John Ames Mitchell.
  3. You remember Christian was afraid because the side of it which was next the wayside did hang so much over that he thought it would fall on his head. - "Wilfrid Cumbermede", George MacDonald.