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  • proper n. The east end of London, generally regarded to be east of the medieval walled City of London and north of the River Thames.

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Examples

  • She drew off her black, lace-trimmed gloves and began to unfasten the silk frogs of her pelisse, her sophisticated appearance at keen odds with her East End cant.

    One Night Of Scandal

  • A mile away on the Bluff, I can already see the party lights of the Neubauer compound beaming into the perfect East End night, and I experience that juiced-up feeling of anticipation I always get at the beginning of another Hamptons summer.

    The Beach House

  • Nearly 12,000 of his original photographs survive, and they cover the East End of London, the Russo-Japanese War, the San Francisco Earthquake, the cruise of the Snark, the voyage of the Dirigo, and the U.S. invasion of Veracruz during the Mexican Revolution.

    Interview With Professor Jeanne Campbell Reesman

  • Whenever you come along in the East End and see a child of from eight to twelve, good-sized, well-developed, and healthy-looking, just you ask and you will find that it is the youngest in the family, or at least is one of the younger.

    THE HUNGER WAIL

  • Before I could begin to assess the likelihood of bowling over a pedestrian or atomizing another car coming out of a parking space, JJ slammed on the brakes and came to a dead stop at the junction of East 80th and East End Avenue.

    Walls of Silence

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