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Synonyms for aisle

rolling in the aisles

Synonyms for aisle

a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)

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passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores

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part of a church divided laterally from the nave proper by rows of pillars or columns

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References in classic literature ?
On they went, however, and had glittered along about a third of the aisle, when another stroke of the bell seemed to fill the church with a visible gloom, dimming and obscuring the bright pageant, till it shone forth again as from a mist.
She had started with an irrepressible shudder, as if the stroke of the bell had fallen directly on her heart; then, recovering herself, while her attendants were yet in dismay, she took the lead, and paced calmly up the aisle. The bell continued to swing, strike, and vibrate, with the same doleful regularity as when a corpse is on its way to the tomb.
The widow looked down the aisle, and clinched the arm of one of her bridemaids in her bony hand with such unconscious violence, that the fair girl trembled.
While these aged mourners were passing up the aisle, it was observed that, from pew to pew, the spectators shuddered with irrepressible awe, as some object, hitherto concealed by the intervening figures, came full in sight.
Come, Tars Tarkas." And with a haughty sneer for Zat Arras upon his handsome lips, he turned and strode to the throne steps and up the Aisle of Hope.
And thereafter, for a long time, the many irons rose and fell, the pace of the room in no wise diminished; while the forewoman strode the aisles with a threatening eye for incipient breakdown and hysteria.
Gilbert reached across the aisle, picked up the end of Anne's long red braid, held it out at arm's length and said in a piercing whisper:
Phillips stalked down the aisle and laid his hand heavily on Anne's shoulder.
Then, realizing that there was no help for it, she rose haughtily, stepped across the aisle, sat down beside Gilbert Blythe, and buried her face in her arms on the desk.
Suddenly Weena, deserted in the central aisle, began to whimper.
A central aisle led from the doorway the full length of the great hall, terminating at the steps of a marble dais upon which a man sat in a great throne-chair.
The likely rationale for this observation is that the structure of the power aisle (the signifier) affects the connotative meaning (signified) consumers assign to it.
The advantages of plastic are well-known, and we can expect that plastic bags will be with us in the checkout aisle - and in landfills and along roads - for a "long, long time." AF
After Prince Charles walked Markle down the aisle, all eyes were also on him when he welcomed the Duchess' mom into the royal family.
Something has gone wrong in this lawn and garden accessories aisle; can you and your employees spot what needs to be fixed?