Lane

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Lane

a passageway between fences or hedges which is not traveled as a highroad; an alley between buildings; a narrow way among trees, rcks, and other natural obstructions; hence, in a general sense, a narrow passageway; as, a lane between lines of men, or through a field of ice. It is become a turn-again lane unto them which they can not go through. (Tyndale)

Origin: oe. Lane, lone, as. Lone, lone; akin to D. Laan, OFries. Lana, lona.