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High Street

noun the High Street
(Brit) the main street of a town, usually where the principal shops are situated
the market constituted by the general public
(modifier) geared to meet the requirements of, and readily available for purchase by, the general public: High-Street fashion
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  • The inmates of a house in high street in a well-known city were aroused by the loud barking of a dog on the premises.

    All About Dogs Charles Henry Lane
  • Strolling out into the high street he began observing the humours of the day.

    The Patrician John Galsworthy
  • It is true there are a few shops in high street, but they are by no means pushful shops.

    The Hardy Country Charles G. Harper
  • And we should have to go down the high street together, singing hymns.

    If Winter Don't Barry Pain
  • The lamps in the high street suddenly flaring beat out the sky.

    The Cathedral Sir Hugh Walpole
  • Geordie was off with speed across the bridge to high street.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson

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