vennel

noun
ven·​nel | \ˈvenᵊl\
plural -s

Definition of vennel 

1 chiefly Scottish : a narrow urban passage (as a lane or alley)

2 dialectal, British : gutter, sewer

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History and Etymology for vennel

Middle English, from Middle French vanelle, venelle, from Medieval Latin venella, from Latin vena vein, duct + -ella

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