- 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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They were not to be distinguished from the genuine paper of Threadneedle-street.
He had got so bold that he paid such frequent visits in Threadneedle-street, that the bank clerks became familiar with his person.