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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  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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