a metal spiked gate erected behind a terrace of houses to deter burglars
He had stepped outside to find one Smooth Crumbaugh leaning upon the alley gate.
Those Times And These Irvin S. Cobb
When she got back to the kitchen door she heard Jack closing the alley gate.
The Hoosier School-boy Edward Eggleston
And don’t I wish I could hear him giving his call for me out by the alley gate!
The Little Colonel in Arizona Annie Fellows Johnston
They hurried to the alley gate, and there they found the letter, as the Black Star had said.
Black Star’s Campaign Johnston McCulley
And with that, the Doctor went out into the alley and through his alley gate into his house.
In the Heart of a Fool William Allen White
Alice walked to the alley gate, and fumbled with the cold latch until she had opened it.
The Narrow House Evelyn Scott
I got a glimpse of her as she went out of the alley gate; but I never knew when he abandoned his hiding place.
Life in Dixie during the War Mary A. H. Gay
After we have put on our disguises, we will go down stairs very softly and steal out at the alley gate.
Stories for Helen Eliza Leslie
His captors had evidently entered the campus from the alley gate at the back, where no one would be likely to see them.
The Mystery of Arnold Hall Helen M. Persons
- Alley light
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 […]