[ leyn ]
/ leɪn /
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Idioms for lane
by one's lane. lonesome(def 4).
Words nearby lane
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Example sentences from the Web for laner
He mentions his falconer among his servants, and leaves him a laner and 20s.Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England|Edward L. Cutts
British Dictionary definitions for laner (1 of 2)
/ (leɪn) /
- a narrow road or way between buildings, hedges, fences, etc
- (capital as part of a street name)Drury Lane
- any of the parallel strips into which the carriageway of a major road or motorway is divided
- any narrow well-defined route or course for ships or aircraft
one of the parallel strips into which a running track or swimming bath is divided for races
the long strip of wooden flooring down which balls are bowled in a bowling alley
Word Origin for lane
Old English lane, lanu, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch lāne lane
British Dictionary definitions for laner (2 of 2)
/ (leɪn) /
adjective Scot dialect
lone or alone
one's lane or on one's lane on one's own
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Idioms and Phrases with laner
see fast lane; lovers' lane.
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