one of the main streets of London, running from Piccadilly Circus to Hyde Park Corner

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Contemporary Examples of piccadilly

  • Some, like “Piccadilly” and “Week-End,” are merely accomplished character sketches.

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Historical Examples of piccadilly

  • I see him walking about Piccadilly in his green havelock almost every day.

    The Secret Agent

    Joseph Conrad

  • My respected uncle is sure to be sunning his waistcoat in Piccadilly.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • Tony rather liked "medival" too, but not so much as Piccadilly.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • You can't do that sort of thing in Rome,—or in Piccadilly either.

    The Golden Age

    Kenneth Grahame

  • When she changed her omnibus at Piccadilly the Circus was very full of women.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine