Origin of Scotland Yard
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But the choicest spot in all Scotland-yard was the old public-house in the corner.
There has not hitherto been a political department in Scotland-yard.Saunterings in and about London|Max Schlesinger
Improvement began to march with rapid strides to the very threshold of Scotland-yard.
"They're too clever for us, sir," Mr. Carter remarked to one of the Scotland-Yard officials.Henry Dunbar|M. E. Braddon
What was to become of the coal-barges—of the trade of Scotland-yard—of the very existence of its population?
used for "London Metropolitan Police," 1864, from the name of short street off Whitehall, London; where from 1829 to 1890 stood the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Force, hence, the force itself, especially the detective branch. After 1890, located in "New Scotland Yard."