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Threadneedle Street

noun
  1. a street in the City of London famous for its banks, including the Bank of England, known as The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
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Historical Examples

  • They were not to be distinguished from the genuine paper of Threadneedle-street.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. VI, November 1850, Vol. I

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  • He had got so bold that he paid such frequent visits in Threadneedle-street, that the bank clerks became familiar with his person.