alley

Part of speech: noun

A narrow passage way; a space or building for bowling.

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Usage examples "alley":

  1. " Here it is," he said, in a tone of satisfaction, as they came to a narrow alley. - "Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe", George Eliot.
  2. Mary Rose told him about her cat, which was boarding across the alley, and Uncle Larry thought to himself that he would go over and make sure that the cat was all right. - "Mary Rose of Mifflin", Frances R. Sterrett.
  3. I don't want you to feel I'm deliberately pushing you up a blind alley, but I think you're the best man for bringing up something we can sell Oglethorpe- while we try to do some real research on some honest goals. - "Human Error", Raymond F. Jones.