1) A narrow entry which gives access to or from a house or row of houses.

1735 they ran down a narrow passage adjoyning the said house, into the street, Wakefield. In 1762, a way in Almondbury that gave access to several houses and even to adjoining closes was described as All the long entry or passage.

dates 1735 1762

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