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Bow Street

[boh] /boʊ/
a street in London, England: location of a metropolitan police court. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I called to Rowley and questioned him tightly as to the appearance of the Bow Street officer.

    St. Ives Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I told you that I knew the Bow Street runner who was in the barouche.

    Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I am as badly off as you; for, hang me, if there was not a Bow Street runner in the town.

    Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Furneaux introduced the chief inspector, and they were whisked to Bow Street.

    Number Seventeen Louis Tracy
  • The police had arranged that the case should come up at Bow Street that afternoon.

  • The story begins and ends with Bow Street, and, as far as concerns the lady, is curious.

    The Town Leigh Hunt
  • The magistrate at Bow Street was therefore quite within his legal rights when he ordered me returned to Holloway.

    My Own Story Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Will's Coffee-house was at the western corner of Bow Street.

    The Town Leigh Hunt
  • I remember them very well as standing about the door of the office in Bow Street.

  • A nephew of Mr. Silva was taken up on suspicion, and examined at Bow Street.

    Chelsea George Bryan

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