Wapping


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Wap´ping


n.1.Yelping.
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All three give glimpses of the shops of grocers, block-makers, slop-sellers, and ship-chandlers, around the doors of which are generally to be seen, laughing and gossiping, clusters of old salts, and such other wharf-rats as haunt the Wapping of a seaport.
But New Bedford beats all Water street and Wapping.
I removed from the Old Jewry to Fetter Lane, and from thence to Wapping, hoping to get business among the sailors; but it would not turn to account.
And as for language, if you want to hear the dictionary overhauled like a log-line in a blow, you must go to Wapping and listen to the Lon’oners as they deal out their lingo.
I could even bear it if it were Wapping or Shoreditch, but the respectability of Kennington
Beyond them the thoroughfare roared gently--a tide that could never be quiet, while in the east, invisible behind the smokes of Wapping, the moon was rising.
The second gave out that they were bound for Wapping, to destroy a chapel; the third, that their place of destination was East Smithfield, and their object the same.
I call a spade a spade; and I call the mother of Josiah Bounderby of Coketown, without any fear or any favour, what I should call her if she had been the mother of Dick Jones of Wapping.
Complaints of that sort are sometimes made, about Ratcliffe and Wapping and up that way.
West Yorkshire Police said the woman suffered minor injuries outside the Abundant Life Centre, on Wapping Road, and was being helped by specially trained officers.
The peer is reported to have registered a two-bedroom flat in Maidstone, Kent, as her main home, even though she lived a few miles away from Westminster in a house in Wapping, east London.
They were taken from a field in Wapping Lane between November 12 and 30 but the theft was only reported last Wednesday.