A passageway between fences or hedges which is not traveled as a highroad; an alley between buildings; a narrow way among trees, rcks, and other natural obstructions; hence, in a general sense, a narrow passageway; as, a lane between lines of men, or through a field of ice. "It is become a turn-again lane unto them which they can not go through." (Tyndale)

Origin: OE. Lane, lone, AS. Lone, lone; akin to D. Laan, OFries. Lana, lona.

(01 Mar 1998)