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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LANE

On the homeward way they turned into a lane and came to a clump of catnip.

And now, looking down the lane among the trees, he saw men surge into it.

It stood off from the high road, in Black's Lane, at the head of the town.

She took it up the lane to the place where the man is; and they put it behind the palings.

Crane drove back to the village and went at once to the cashier, Mr. Lane's house.

I should very much, sir; but Mr. Lane is set against racing.

Lane repeated in a drier, more severe tone than he had used before.

I tried to take it in to Mr. Lane and say that I had found it.

This dislike had been strengthened by the chance meeting in the lane.

Down in the pasture at the end of the lane lived an old woodchuck.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English 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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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.