street name

noun Stock Exchange.
  1. a broker who holds securities registered in his or her name instead of in the name of the customer, especially for convenience in executing transfers and in pledging for borrowing in margin accounts.
  2. a familiar or slang name of a narcotic drug: “angel dust” is a street name for phencyclidine.
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Contemporary Examples of street name

  • But by now, everyone should be able to accept that he could hardly get a street-name change through this Congress.

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    Obama’s Bad Salesmanship

    Michael Tomasky

    June 25, 2013

Historical Examples of street name

  • Although we shall forestall ourselves a little, we may here notice one more alteration in a street-name near Osgoode Hall.

    Toronto of Old

    Henry Scadding