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  • Eva, can I start as sufis yell at a nurse’s runs?… as nurses’ run at alleys, I fuss at rats in a cave.
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Definition of the noun Alleys

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Glossary of sports / badminton

the areas, 1½ feet wide on each side of the court, that are used for doubles play


"Alleys" is a 2013 short film directed by Viktoriya Chupakhina.

  • country: Russia
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  1. Alleys a.k.a. Alley: An alley or alleyway is a narrow lane, path, or passage way, often for pedestrians only, which usually runs between, behind, or within buildings in the older parts of towns and cities. It is also a rear access or service road, or a path or walk in a park or garden.
    • also known as 窄巷, 小弄, 巷, 街巷, 小街道, 走廊, 通道, Δρομίσκος, Πάροδος, Δίοδος, Αλέα, Průchod
  2. Alleys is a marketing campaign.
    • award: - Clio Award for Print nomination for BBDO Toronto

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Google previewThe American in Paris (1844)

During the Summer by Jules Gabriel Janin

of former days, whose track can be so easily followed in these magnificent gardens; it is impossible to salute you with indifference Every step taken in these dark alleys is a remembrance, every apartment in this funeral castle is an elegy.

Google previewBased on the Movie (2008)

A Novel by Billy Taylor

The film business is an impossible way of life for a million reasons, and to have someone holding your hand while you stumble down its blind alleys is a gift. To have someone support you, and love you, and understand you is a blessing.

Google previewUnequal Justice (1993)

A Question of Color by Coramae Richey Mann

For example, running away from a policeman and making him give chase through back yards, over fences and down back alleys is an offense that warrants the "little street justice" of at least one or two good punches when the offender is finally ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Louisville (2015)

by John E. Kleber

Rectenwald ALLEYS. To skulk and prowl through the American alley has been to step backward in time, downward on the social ladder, and quickly to confront the world of trash collectors, garbage-pickers, weekend car mechanics, ...

Google previewAmerica's First Ladies: A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House (2015)

A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House by Nancy Hendricks

Landlords converted stables and built dilapidated shanties in the garbage-strewn back alleys of Washington, within sight of the Capitol dome. Several First Ladies of the Progressive Era, especially Helen Taft, expressed concern. Ellen Wilson ...

Google previewShakespeare's Plants and Gardens: A Dictionary (2014)

by Vivian Thomas, Nicki Faircloth

Alleys, sometimes allies, were walks or paths in formal and informal parts of the garden, includingthe wider park, orchard, maze and wood. They could be ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

This drefling confists in cutting down the decayed stalks of the plants annually at the above time, and clearing the beds from weeds, digging the alleys, and spreading fome of the earth on the top of the beds, which is called landing up the beds.

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It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1Y4S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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