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Latin elsewhere from alius other (on the model of ibi there) al-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Latin alibi (“elsewhere, at another place”).
Yes, I was up at the ice park when he fell, but no, there's no one to alibi me—I was off alone on the upper trail.
He will offer a solid alibi which no one will believe.
I guess if they did, his hoodlum pals gave him an alibi.
Remember, we don't have a reason to suspect this guy's alibi; at least not any reason from the planet earth.
It was a well-known fact that Mrs. O'Hara would never surrender her kitchen to a maid, so the alibi passed as genuine.
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