Definition of On the road
1. Noun. Travelling about. "They lost all their games on the road"
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Literary usage of On the road
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1. Remarks on the Present System of Road Making: With Observations Deduced from by John Loudon McAdam (1822)
"... with teeth two and a half inches in length, to the side of the road, and there broken, and on no account are stones to be broken on the road. ..."
2. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"The Bound of the wheels grew fainter in the distance—the cab melted into the black shadows on the road—the woman in white was gone. Ten minutes, or more, ..."
3. Annual Report by Ontario Dept. of Highways, Ontario Dept. of Agriculture and Food, Ontario Dept. of Public Works (1897)
"If the work done on the road is not successful in producing this, ... The customary way of putting gravel and broken stone on the road is to merely drop the ..."
4. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"He left his carriage upon the road in the sense of quitting it, but not in the active transitive scu.se of leaving it standing on the road. lu popular ..."