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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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  • 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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