- Northern English dialect a narrow passageway between buildings
Word Origin for ginnel
Examples from the Web for ginnel
Historical Examples of ginnel
And what particular one do you want to go up—the ginnel against my mill?'Sarah's School Friend
We was a-standin' round waitin' when I first seed the Ginnel.
They made me think of the fifteen the Ginnel fust struck in Kansas.
And I wrapped the drownded man in the blouse the Ginnel give me.
You gave one of the Ginnel's blue shirts to a half-naked, drownded man.