At his arrival in the market-place, and some time before she saw him, the stranger had bent his eyes on Hester Prynne.
Therefore she was easily captured, and the next day was beheaded in the market-place.
One of the best specimens of the kind stands in the market-place of old Malmesbury, hard by the ancient monastery there.
You find them in the shop, in the market-place, in the family, and alas!
Later they would be slaughtered and their carcasses exposed for sale in the market-place.
Finding that Odysseus was not at home, they proceeded to the market-place.
I am resolved, therefore, that the true site of Dr. Johnson's penance was in the middle of the market-place.
Here in the market-place stood Knud, with his knapsack on his back.
Let them be laid out in the market-place so that all may see them.'
They led me to a splendid building in the middle of the market-place.
any place of public resort, and hence a public place or broad street (Matt. 11:16; 20:3), as well as a forum or market-place proper, where goods were exposed for sale, and where public assemblies and trials were held (Acts 16:19; 17:17). This word occurs in the Old Testament only in Ezek. 27:13. In early times markets were held at the gates of cities, where commodities were exposed for sale (2 Kings 7:18). In large towns the sale of particular articles seems to have been confined to certain streets, as we may infer from such expressions as "the bakers' street" (Jer. 37:21), and from the circumstance that in the time of Josephus the valley between Mounts Zion and Moriah was called the Tyropoeon or the "valley of the cheesemakers."