Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Alias Ale"hoof` (#), n. [AS. h ground ivy; the first part is perh. a corruption: cf. OE. heyhowe hedgehove, 38 ground ivy, \'bdin old MSS. heyhowe, heyoue, haihoue, halehoue.\'b8 [Prior]. Ground ivy (Nepeta Glechoma).> A"li*as (#), adv. [L., fr. alius. See Else.] (Law) (a) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson. (b) At another time.
Alias Ale"hoof` (#), n. [AS. h ground ivy; the first part is perh. a corruption: cf. OE. heyhowe hedgehove, 38 ground ivy, \'bdin old MSS. heyhowe, heyoue, haihoue, halehoue.\'b8 [Prior]. Ground ivy (Nepeta Glechoma).> A"li*as, n.; pl. Aliases (#). [L., otherwise, at another time.] (Law) (a) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect. (b) Another name; an assumed name.