1) The passage between the pews in a church.

The OED says ‘Still used in the north. In the south corruptly replaced by aisle’: 1535 To bee beryed ... in the myddeth allaye before the picture of the crosse, Halifax

1540 in mide alley nyght [sic] unto the quere dower, Halifax

1576 glasse wyndows about the alles of the Mynster, York.

places York Halifax
dates 1535 1540 1576

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