- the slope of the bank of a stream or river.
Origin of bankside
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Examples from the Web for bankside
Hero is a "wench o' the Bankside," and Leander swims across the Thames to her.The Man Shakespeare
We find him living on the Bankside and in the Liberty of the Clink at least as early as 1577.
Not all the attractions of the Bankside, however, were so innocent.
He believed that he could improve on the Bankside as a site for his theatre.
I will entertain you at the present with what happened this week at the Bankside.