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Noah Webster

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  • 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language (n.p.)
AL’LEY, n. al’ly [Fr. allée, a passage, from aller to go; Ir. alladh. Literally, a passing or going.]
“1. A walk in a garden; a narrow passage.
“2. A narrow passage or way in a city, as distinct from a public street.
“3. A place in London where stocks are bought and sold. Ash.”


  • 1848, An American Dictionary of the English Language (p.32) [1]
"AL'COVE, AL-COVE, n. [Sp. alcoba, composed of al, with the Ar. . . . kabba, to arch, to construct with an arch, and its derivatives, an arch, a rounded house; Eng. cubby.] . . .
"3. A covered building, or recess, in a garden.
"4. A recess in a grove."

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  1. Webster, Noah. 1828. An American Dictionary of the English Language. 2 vols. New York: S. Converse. view on Zotero

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