path path (p[.a]th), n.; 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. [1913 Webster]

The dewy paths of meadows we will tread. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth. --Ps. xxv. 10. [1913 Webster]

The paths of glory lead but to the grave. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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