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Synonyms for alley

Synonyms for alley

a narrow street with walls on both sides

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a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins

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Slipping the key into the pocket of his tunic and covering the bundle with his long surcoat, De Vac stepped out into the darkness of the alley and hastened toward the dock.
Fully equipped, except for a blanket, I followed Chal-az from his domicile into the dark and deserted alleys of Kro-lu.
That I could escape the village I was not at all sure; but of one thing I was positive; that it would do neither Ajor nor myself any service to remain where I was and be captured; so with Nobs, bloody but happy, following at heel, I turned down the first alley and slunk away in the direction of the northern end of the village.
His guide pointed toward a doorway in an alley below them.
Slowly he descended the ladder to the seemingly deserted alley which was paved with what appeared to be large, round cobblestones.
Another answered; the first voice was that of a man, the second that of a woman; and a man and a woman I saw coming slowly down the alley.
This was the manner in which Athos and Raoul were, as usual, conversing, and walking backwards and forwards in the long alley of limes in the park, when the bell which served to announce to the comte either the hour of dinner or the arrival of a visitor, was rung; and, without attaching any importance to it, he turned towards the house with his son; and at the end of the alley they found themselves in the presence of Aramis and Porthos.
The end of the alley was blocked by a one-story brick building, out of which issued the rhythmic thunder of the presses, running off the first edition of the ENQUIRER.
He watched the youthful apparition of himself, day after day, hurrying from school to the ENQUIRER alley.
A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley.
Dey'll get yehs," screamed a retreating Rum Alley child.
With that thought in his heart, Richard Turlington wound his way through the streets by the river-side, and stopped at a blind alley called Green Anchor Lane, infamous to this day as the chosen resort of the most abandoned wretches whom London can produce.
The policeman at the corner cautioned him as he turned into the alley.
I talked to it, and it prattled to me again, and I took it by the hand and led it along till I came to a paved alley that goes into Bartholomew Close, and I led it in there.
I was going through Lombard Street in the dusk of the evening, just by the end of Three King court, when on a sudden comes a fellow running by me as swift as lightning, and throws a bundle that was in his hand, just behind me, as I stood up against the corner of the house at the turning into the alley.