the street


the 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; -- in American financial publications, also referred to as {the street}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • The street — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • on the street — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • man in the street — {n. phr.} The man who is just like most other men; the average man; the ordinary man. * /The newspaper took a poll of the man in the street./ Compare: JOE DOAKES, JOHN Q. PUBLIC …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • man in the street — n. An average person; as, the views of the man in the street. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To milk the street — Milk Milk (m[i^]lk), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Milked} (m[i^]lkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Milking}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of. Milking the kine. Gay. [1913 Webster] I …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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