1 A narrow passage; especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes; a bordered way. I know each lane and every alley green. Milton.
2 A narrow passage or way in a city, as distinct from a public street. Gay.
3 A passageway between rows of pews in a church.
Any passage having the entrance represented as wider than the exit, so as to give the appearance of length.
5 The space between two rows of compositors’ stands in a printing office.
A choice taw or marble. Dickens.