Definitions

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  • proper n. A district of north London, now part of Tower Hamlets
  • v. To make a fiery, political speech

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Examples

  • Moving his makeshift laboratory to a deserted pottery factory in Limehouse, he makes contact with the Doomsday men – the resurrectionists – whose grisly methods put Frankenstein in great danger as he works feverishly to bring life to the terrifying creature that will bear his name for eternity.

    Timur Bekmambetov to Direct Casebook of Victor Frankenstein? | /Film

  • Moving his makeshift laboratory to a deserted pottery factory in Limehouse, he makes contact with the Doomsday menthe resurrectionistswhose grisly methods put Frankenstein in great danger as he works feverishly to bring life to the terrifying creature that will bear his name for eternity.

    The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein: Summary and book reviews of The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein by Peter Ackroyd.

  • In "The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack," gentlemen still wear top hats, carry sticks and visit their clubs; young ladies are expected to observe the Victorian proprieties; Limehouse is dirty and dangerous; and the London fog rolls in thicker than ever.

    "The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack," steampunk by Mark Hodder

  • One evening, having made ready at a friend’s house, I set out and wandered eastward till I landed up at a common lodging-house in Limehouse Cause-way.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • In April, it bought a UK-based hosted record keeping platform operator called Limehouse for $6.65 million.

    iTnews Australia

  • a vast oblong cushion, between two hollows made by branches of a small stream, known as Limehouse creek.

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • They held themselves rigid against the abrupt intensity of arm against arm, leg against leg; they’d left the Isle of Dogs behind them and reached the highway known as Limehouse Link before Helen could distance herself enough from the touch to speak.

    Venom

  • These included a scrap of underworld flotsam called "Limehouse" and diverse personae, many in Hollywood-style Mandarin attire.

    The Comics Journal

  • "If he's going to get the spark we're looking for, it's going to be here in South Carolina," Mr. Limehouse said.

    Gingrich Ramps Up in South Carolina

  • "Chip" Limehouse III, the scion of a powerful Charleston political family and one of 20 legislators who signed on early with Mr. Perry, concedes his candidate has struggled but said he is sticking with him.

    Gingrich Ramps Up in South Carolina

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