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Examples from the Web for laner Historical Examples of laner British Dictionary definitions for laner noun 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
lane, lanu, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch lāne lane adjective Scot dialect lone or alone one's lane or on one's lane on one's own
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Word Origin and History for laner n.
lane, lanu "narrow hedged-in road," common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian lana, Middle Dutch lane, Dutch laan "lane," Old Norse lön "row of houses"), of unknown origin. As one track of a marked road, from 1921, American English.
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Idioms and Phrases with laner
see fast lane; lovers' lane.
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