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High Street

noun the High Street
1.
(Brit) the main street of a town, usually where the principal shops are situated
2.
the market constituted by the general public
3.
(modifier) geared to meet the requirements of, and readily available for purchase by, the general public: High-Street fashion
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  • And so, in this strange fashion, the two entered the high street of Tiverton.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • Coming back, he turned into Mrs. Jenkins's shop in the high street.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • It was quite dark when he entered the high street, and the tailor's shop was closing.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • I don't see any good in publishing the thing in high street just at present.

    Kept in the Dark

    Anthony Trollope
  • The high street of the town had grown mean and sordid to the eye.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • Suddenly, from high street, wrapped in mist, a bugle rang out.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston

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