Alley

Definition of Alley

Al´ley
n.1.A narrow passage; especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes; a bordered way.
I know each lane and every alley green.
- Milton.
2.A narrow passage or way in a city, as distinct from a public street.
3.A passageway between rows of pews in a church.
4.(Persp.) Any passage having the entrance represented as wider than the exit, so as to give the appearance of length.
5.The space between two rows of compositors' stands in a printing office.
1.A choice taw or marble.

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