Alley ( noun , noun )

(As a noun)

Alley ( noun )

  1. A narrow lane, passageway, or path, especially one through the grounds of a house or between houses.
  2. A narrow street, especially in a city, typically one with buildings on either side.

Origin:

Middle english allee, from old english ælle, from latin aglēa, from greek aglēa "threshing floor," from agō "drive" + glēs "grain.".

Examples:

  1. She walked down the dark alley, feeling a sense of unease.
  2. He took a shortcut through the alley to get to the main street.
  3. She lived in a small apartment at the end of the alley.
  4. The alley was full of garbage and litter.
  5. The alley was a favorite spot for kids to play.

(As a noun)

Alley ( noun )

  1. A narrow lane, passageway, or path, especially one through the grounds of a house or between houses.
  2. A narrow street, especially in a city, typically one with buildings on either side.

Origin:

Middle english allee, from old english ælle, from latin aglēa, from greek aglēa "threshing floor," from agō "drive" + glēs "grain.".

Examples:

  1. She walked down the dark alley, feeling a sense of unease.
  2. He took a shortcut through the alley to get to the main street.
  3. She lived in a small apartment at the end of the alley.
  4. The alley was full of garbage and litter.
  5. The alley was a favorite spot for kids to play.
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