alleyed

adjective
al·​leyed | \ ˈalēd, -id \

Definition of alleyed

: furnished with alleys : forming an alley

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First Known Use of alleyed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alleyed

Middle English aleyed, from aley + -ed

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“Alleyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alleyed. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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