1. (rare, Anglo-Saxonism) An example
    • 2011, Michael Everson, The Oxford English Dictionary on eð:
      I don't like using ð for most words at the beginning of the word simply because ð looks like a d and huru Ð looks like a D and would encourage people using the “d” instead of “th” for byspel: “dat” instead of “that” … and others.
    • 2015, LT Wolf, The World King - Book I: The Reckoning:
      As far as Rostam could tell, the only thing needed to enlist in the Legion was a heartbeat. A byspel of this was that the Army carefully screen'd their soldiers for AIDS and regularly tested everyone for it owing to the likelihood of blood transfusions straight from one soldier to another on the battlefield.
    • 2015, Prashant Mishra, The Immortal Death:
      I confronted my little dream quite amusingly while he set a perfect parental byspel (example) by hearing me out with his sublime expressions, and as I finished my bit with a collective lot of sighs; 'It was just a bad dream.'

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