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Alibi (elsewhere).

A plea of having been at another place at the time that an offence is alleged to have been committed.

“Never mind the character, and stick to the alley bi. Nothing like an alley bi, Sammy, nothing.” —Dickens Pickwick Papers.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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