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ALURE (0. Fr., from aller, to walk)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 773 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALURE (0. Fr., from aller, to walk), an architectural term for an alley, passage, the water-way or flat gutter behind a parapet, the galleries of a clerestory, sometimes even the aisle itself of a church. The term is sometimes written valure or valoring.
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