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ginnel

(ˈɡɪnəl; ˈdʒɪn-)
n
(Building) dialect Northern English a narrow passageway between buildings
[C17: perhaps a corruption of channel1]

ginnel

- A long narrow passage between houses.
See also related terms for houses.
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Locals also said they knew the dead man to say hello to and came across him while smoking in the narrow ginnels on the West Lancashire housing estate.
Fabian Ellis, 13, filmed Golcar Lily Environment Group volunteers picking litter, cutting back overgrown trees and cleaning up paths and ginnels.
Roaming the alleys and ginnels, visitors will be entertained by an assortment of musicians and bands including songs of the sea from the Men of Staithes and concerts throughout the weekend.
As part of the 'ITV At 60' celebrations, not only will all the major storylines in Coronation Street come to thrilling climaxes, but on Wednesday, the episode will be live from the cobbles and the ginnels.
They'll be joined by Ginnels, F**k Mountain, P/I/G/S and Slow Riot for the latest Retro Revival night in the upstairs bar - all for just [euro]5.
Hundreds of lanterns on this year's theme of Wonderland Through the Looking Glass will be carried through the streets of the ancient town, with its cobbled streets, intriguing ginnels and quaint charm.