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vennel

Saltos de línea: ven¦nel
Pronunciación: /ˈvɛn(ə)l
 
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Definición de vennel en inglés:

sustantivo

chiefly Scottish
A narrow lane or passage between buildings; an alley.
Example sentences
  • Do you know why some of the houses are end on to the High Street with these vennels in between them?
  • Fraser added that another aspect of the Royal Mile - its myriad closes, or ‘vennels’ - had an integral part to play in the city's future.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French venele, from medieval Latin venella, diminutive of Latin vena 'vein'.

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