alley-way

alley-way (n.) 1788, from ALLEY (Cf. alley) + WAY (Cf. way).

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  • alley — 1. n. (pl. eys) 1 (also alley way) a a narrow street. b a narrow passageway, esp. between or behind buildings. 2 a path or walk in a park or garden. 3 an enclosure for skittles, bowling, etc. 4 (in lawn tennis) either of the two side strips of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alley — Al ley, n.; pl. {Alleys}. [OE. aley, alley, OF. al[ e]e, F. all[ e]e, a going, passage, fr. OE. aler, F. aller, to go; of uncertain origin: cf. Prov. anar, It. andare, Sp. andar.] 1. A narrow passage; especially a walk or passage in a garden or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alley — (n.) mid 14c., passage in a house; open passage between buildings; walkway in a garden, from O.Fr. alee (13c., Mod.Fr. allée) a path, passage, way, corridor, also a going, from fem. of ale, pp. of aler to go, which ultimately may be a contraction …   Etymology dictionary

  • way — I (channel) noun alley, artery, avenue, custom, direction, lane, mode, path, pathway, plan, road, roadway, route, throughway II (manner) noun behavior, fashion, habit, means, progression, ritual associated concepts: way appurtenant, way by… …   Law dictionary

  • alley — index way (channel) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Alley — Mårten Trotzigs Gränd, 90 cm wide, the narrowest alley in Gamla stan, Stockholm Alley in downtown …   Wikipedia

  • Alley-Kat-Abra — Superherobox| caption=Alley Kat Abra, holding Magic Wanda. From Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #7 (September 1982). Art by Scott Shaw!. comic color=background:#8080ff character name=Alley Kat Abra real name=Felina Furr publisher=DC… …   Wikipedia

  • Alley Oop (song) — Infobox Song Name = Alley Oop Caption = Artist = The Beach Boys Album = Beach Boys Party! Released = 8 November 1965 track no = 8 Recorded = September 16, 1965 Western Studios Genre = Rock and roll Length = 2:56 Composer = Dallas Frazier Label =… …   Wikipedia

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