Definition for alae (2 of 2)
noun, plural a·lae [ey-lee] /ˈeɪ li/.
Examples from the Web for alae
To the right of these alae, the two comrades now directed their steps.The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Tics of the lips or of the alae nasi very commonly extend to the corresponding elevators.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
But the Alae counted the fishermen and refused to build a fire for the hidden one who was watching them.Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina|W. D. Westervelt
One of the alae (h) at the time of the eruption was used as a wardrobe.Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau
From forty to fifty feet, divide the length by three and one half, and give the alae the result.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius