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By-street
By-street By"-street`, n. A separate, private, or obscure street; an out of the way or cross street. He seeks by-streets, and saves the expensive coach. --Gay.
Lombard Street
Lombard 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 Lombards. 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
Outstreet Out"street`, n. A street remote from the center of a town. --Johnson.
Street Arab
Arab 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 broker
Broker 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 exchange. 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
Streetwalker Street"walk`er, n. A common prostitute who walks the streets to find customers.
Streetward
Streetward Street"ward, a. Facing toward the street. Their little streetward sitting room. --Tennyson.
Streetward
Streetward Street"ward`, n. An officer, or ward, having the care of the streets. [Obs.] --Cowell.
Upstreet
Upstreet Up*street", adv. Toward the higher part of a street; as, to walk upstreet. --G. W. Gable.
Wall Street
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.

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