Pall Mall


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Pall Mall

 (păl′ măl′, pĕl′ mĕl′)
A fashionable street in London, England, noted as the site of St. James's Palace and many private clubs. It derives its name from the game pall-mall, which was played on the grounds in front of the palace in the 1600s.

Pall Mall

(ˈpæl ˈmæl)
n
(Placename) a street in central London, noted for its many clubs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pall Mall - a fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs
British capital, capital of the United Kingdom, Greater London, London - the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
References in classic literature ?
And so, instead of crying because she was the merest nobody, she must, forsooth, sail jauntily down Pall Mall, very trim as to her tackle and ticketed with the insufferable air of an engaged woman.
The "Typhoon" appeared in the early numbers of the Pall Mall Magazine, then under the direction of the late Mr.
From the Strand he crossed Trafalgar Square into Pall Mall, and up the Haymarket into Piccadilly.
Mycroft lodges in Pall Mall, and he walks round the corner into Whitehall every morning and back every evening.
Fogg re-appeared in the reading-room and sat down to the Pall Mall at twenty minutes before six.
It is such as he, as little conscious of himself as the bee in a hive, who are the lucky in life, for they have the best chance of happiness: their activities are shared by all, and their pleasures are only pleasures because they are enjoyed in common; you will see them on Whit-Monday dancing on Hampstead Heath, shouting at a football match, or from club windows in Pall Mall cheering a royal procession.
Along Pall Mall the taxi in which she was seated gained considerably, but in the Park and along the Bird Cage Walk both the other taxies, risking the police regulations, drew almost alongside.
Sabin dined together - not, as it happened, at the House of Commons, but at the former's club in Pall Mall.
I saw the PALL MALL GAZETTE on the table by the door.
When the session closed, the doctor was escorted to the rooms of the Travellers' Club, in Pall Mall.
The club to which the Braces King belonged was a richly but gloomily furnished building in Pall Mall, a place of soft carpets, shaded lights, and whispers.
And yet - and yet - it was in the hottest room of all, in a temperature of 270ø Fahrenheit, that the bolt fell from the Pall Mall Gazette which I had bought outside the bath.