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Carey Street

noun
  1. (formerly) the street in which the London bankruptcy court was situated
  2. the state of bankruptcy
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Historical Examples

  • For there was sorrow in Carey-street that day—sorrow of a novel kind.

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    George Manville Fenn

  • “Might rob him right and left, sir,” said old Matt to a favourite lamp-post in Carey-street.

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    George Manville Fenn