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By-street By"-street`, n.
A separate, private, or obscure street; an out of the way or
He seeks by-streets, and saves the expensive coach.
Lombard StreetLombard Lom"bard, n. [F. lombard, fr. the Longobardi or
Langobardi, i. e., Longbeards, a people of Northern Germany,
west of the Elbe, and afterward in Northern Italy. See
Long, and Beard, and cf. Lumber.]
1. A native or inhabitant of Lombardy.
2. A money lender or banker; -- so called because the
business of banking was first carried on in London by
3. Same as Lombard-house.
A Lombard unto this day signifying a bank for usury
or pawns. --Fuller.
4. (Mil.) A form of cannon formerly in use. --Prescott.
Lombard Street, the principal street in London for banks
and the offices of note brokers; hence, the money market
and interest of London.
Outstreet Out"street`, n.
A street remote from the center of a town. --Johnson.
Street ArabArab Ar"ab (?; 277), n. [Prob. ultimately fr. Heb. arabah a
desert, the name employed, in the Old Testament, to denote
the valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea. Ar. Arab, Heb. arabi,
arbi, arbim: cf. F. Arabe, L. Arabs, Gr. ?.]
One of a swarthy race occupying Arabia, and numerous in
Syria, Northern Africa, etc.
Street Arab, a homeless vagabond in the streets of a city,
particularly and outcast boy or girl. --Tylor.
The ragged outcasts and street Arabs who are
shivering in damp doorways. --Lond. Sat.
Rev. Street brokerBroker Bro"ker (br[=o]"k[~e]r), n. [OE. brocour, from a word
akin to broken, bruken, to use, enjoy, possess, digest, fr.
AS. br[=u]can to use, enjoy; cf. Fries. broker, F.
brocanteur. See Brook, v. t.]
1. One who transacts business for another; an agent.
2. (Law) An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts,
as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a
compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no
possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the
negotiation. He generally contracts in the names of those
who employ him, and not in his own. --Story.
3. A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc.
4. A dealer in secondhand goods. [Eng.]
5. A pimp or procurer. [Obs.] --Shak.
Bill broker, one who buys and sells notes and bills of
Curbstone broker or Street broker, an operator in stocks
(not a member of the Stock Exchange) who executes orders
by running from office to office, or by transactions on
the street. [U.S.]
Exchange broker, one who buys and sells uncurrent money,
and deals in exchanges relating to money.
Insurance broker, one who is agent in procuring insurance
on vessels, or against fire.
Pawn broker. See Pawnbroker.
Real estate broker, one who buys and sells lands, and
negotiates loans, etc., upon mortgage.
Ship broker, one who acts as agent in buying and selling
ships, procuring freight, etc.
Stock broker. See Stockbroker.
Streetwalker Street"walk`er, n.
A common prostitute who walks the streets to find customers.
Streetward Street"ward, a.
Facing toward the street.
Their little streetward sitting room. --Tennyson.
Streetward Street"ward`, n.
An officer, or ward, having the care of the streets. [Obs.]
Upstreet Up*street", adv.
Toward the higher part of a street; as, to walk upstreet.
--G. W. Gable.
Wall Street Wall Street
A street towards the southern end of the borough of
Manhattan, New York City, extending from Broadway to the East
River; -- so called from the old wall which extended along it
when the city belonged to the Dutch. It is the chief
financial center of the United States, hence the name is
often used for the money market and the financial interests
of the country.
Meaning of Street from wikipedia
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