- an alley or lane.
- a narrow passageway.
Origin of alleyway
Examples from the Web for alley-way
Historical Examples of alley-way
Up this alley-way a man had been picking his prowling way in the dark.The Grammar School Boys Snowbound
H. Irving Hancock
After supper they all sit about the kitchen or in the alley-way, chatting, smoking.In Madeira Place
Heman White Chaplin
"Really, you are too archaic for words," said an Oddity in an alley-way.Actions and Reactions
It was nearly two o'clock when they carried the ladder into the alley-way.Princeton Stories
Jesse Lynch Williams
There remained the rigging and the alley-way, and neither was very enticing.Under the Chinese Dragon
F. S. Brereton
- a narrow passage; alley