a narrow way or passage between hedges, fences, walls, or houses.
any narrow or well-defined passage, track, channel, or course.
a longitudinally marked part of a highway wide enough to accommodate one vehicle, often set off from adjacent lanes by painted lines (often used in combination):
a new six-lane turnpike.
a fixed route followed by ocean steamers or airplanes.
(in a running or swimming race) the marked-off space or path within which a competitor must remain during the course of a race.
[leyn] /leɪn/ Scot.
by one’s lane. (def 4).
a male given name.
one of the parallel strips into which a running track or swimming bath is divided for races
the long strip of wooden flooring down which balls are bowled in a bowling alley
adjective (Scot, dialect)
lone or alone
one’s lane, on one’s lane, on one’s own
Old English lane, lanu “narrow hedged-in road,” common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian lana, Middle Dutch lane, Dutch laan “lane,” Old Norse lön “row of houses”), of unknown origin. As one track of a marked road, from 1921, American English.
A subservient person; eager sycophant: The leading Singapore newspaper, the Straits Times, enthusiastically fills the role of government lapdog/employee committees that labor leaders charge will be lapdogs of management (1980s+)
[lan-frangk] /ˈlæn fræŋk/ noun 1. 1005?–89, Italian Roman Catholic prelate and scholar in England: archbishop of Canterbury 1070–89. /ˈlænfræŋk/ noun 1. ?1005–89, Italian ecclesiastic and scholar; archbishop of Canterbury (1070–89) and adviser to William the Conqueror. He instituted many reforms in the English Church
[lang] /læŋ/ adjective, noun, adverb, Scot. and North England. 1. 1 . [lang] /læŋ/ noun 1. Andrew, 1844–1912, Scottish poet, prose writer, and scholar. 2. Cosmo Gordon [koz-moh] /ˈkɒz moʊ/ (Show IPA), 1864–1945, English clergyman: archbishop of Canterbury 1928–42. 3. Fritz, 1890–1976, U.S. film director, born in Austria. 4. Pearl, 1921–2009, U.S. dancer and choreographer. […]
/ˈlʌnɡaː/ noun 1. (Sikhism)
[lang-bahy-nahyt, lahng-] /ˈlæŋ baɪˌnaɪt, ˈlɑŋ-/ noun 1. a mineral, K 2 Mg 2 (SO 4) 3 , occurring in marine salt deposits, used as a fertilizer because of its potassium content.