Definition of ginnel in English:

ginnel

Line breaks: gin¦nel
Pronunciation: /ˈgɪn(ə)l/

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noun

Northern English
  • A narrow passage between buildings; an alley.

Origin

early 17th century: perhaps from French chenel 'channel'.

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