- a former borough of Greater London, England, now part of Tower Hamlets.
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Examples from the Web for stepney
We ordered three busts of that sort from Gelder and Co., of Stepney.The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
The owner said that Stepney was the most profitable horse he ever owned.The Land of the Kangaroo</p>
Thomas Wallace Knox
Fillot and Stepney seized the chain and brought the end forward.The Black Bar
George Manville Fenn
"Mr. Stepney wants me to go out in the yacht," said the girl, and Jean smiled.
"She went to San Remo," said Stepney shortly, and the other nodded.
- Indian a spare tyre
C20: from Stepney Street, Llanelli, the address of a tyre manufacturer
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