a searchlight mounted on a public-safety vehicle or other motor vehicle for sideways lighting.
(used as a shout of encouragement, exhortation, or the like, especially when coordinating efforts to lift a heavy object.) Basketball. a quick-score play in which a high, arching pass is made to a teammate close to the basket, who leaps to catch the ball and in midair drops or stuffs it through the basket. interjection […]
an or lane. a narrow passageway. Contemporary Examples As they began to chase him down an alleyway, Diaz ran toward the front of an apartment building. Amid Days of Riots, Residents Wonder If Anaheim is Most Dangerous Place on Earth Maria Elena Fernandez July 25, 2012 After sneaking through a tunnel, the mark emerges in […]
an or lane. a narrow passageway. Historical Examples By means of an alley-way they headed him off, and lying in ambush, sprang out upon his approach, and flung themselves toward him. Shadow, the Mysterious Detective Police Captain Howard After supper they all sit about the kitchen or in the alley-way, chatting, smoking. In Madeira Place […]
. Historical Examples His New Year’s gifts are ready at Allhallowmas, and the suit he meant to meditate before them. Character Writings of the 17th Century Various Kay had been made a knight at Allhallowmas, and when he found there was to be so fine a joust he wanted a sword, to join it. How […]