byground etymology

English word byground comes from English by-, English ground

Detailed word origin of byground

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
by- English (eng) Prefix denoting nearness or roundaboutness. Prefix meaning secondary, incidental, or parallel to (usually non-productive) town or city.
ground English (eng) (architecture, mostly, in the plural) One of the pieces of wood, flush with the plastering, to which mouldings etc. are attached.. (countable) A soccer stadium.. (countable) The bottom of a body of water.. (countable, cricket) The area of grass on which a match is played (a cricket field); the entire arena in which it is played; the part of the field behind a batsman's popping crease where [...]
byground English (eng) (figuratively) A secondary ground or cause.. Ground or a piece of ground lying out of the way.

Words with the same origin as byground

Descendants of by-
bybidder bycatch bydweller byelection byfall byfellow byform byhanger byland byline bymatter bypass bypath byplay byproduct byrunning bysitter byspeech bystander bystreet bytalk bytown bywalk bywork