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alure

or al·lure

[ al-yoor, -yer ]
/ ˈæl yʊər, -yər /
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noun

a passageway, as the walk along one side of a cloister.

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Origin of alure

1250–1300; Middle English, also al(o)ur<Old French aleure passage, equivalent to ale walk (see alley1) + -ure-ure
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