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Threadneedle Street

Definitions

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  • proper n. a street in London, running from Poultry and Lombard Street to Bishopsgate; the site of the Bank of England
  • proper n. The Bank of England.

Etymologies

corruption of "three needle" from the arms of the Needle Makers Company (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But if the city of London, Parliament and Threadneedle Street become left-wing choked

    Noble House

  • About a century ago the church, with the whole parish of St Christopher (called then St Christopher-le-stocks because near the stocks standing at the east end of Cheapside), together with a large portion of two other parishes, St Margaret's and St Bartholomew's, was purchased by the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street for the site of the new Bank of England.

    Thomas Hariot

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