the Street


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Noun1.The street - used to allude to the securities industry of the United Statesthe Street - used to allude to the securities industry of the United States
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
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At last, satisfactorily disguised, and with even his shock of black hair adding to the verisimilitude of his likeness to the natives of the city, he sought for some means of reaching the street below.
But in this reckoning they were cruelly mistaken, for in half an hour, or less, as though the setting in of night had been their preconcerted signal, the rioters having previously, in small parties, prevented the lighting of the street lamps, rose like a great sea; and that in so many places at once, and with such inconceivable fury, that those who had the direction of the troops knew not, at first, where to turn or what to do.
A little while after that a squad of police came into the station and began to clear the public off the platforms, and my brother went out into the street again.
They marched across the street, forcing their way roughly through the crowd, and pricking the townspeople with their bayonets.
Indeed, it was not yet time for the old spirit to be extinct; since there were men in the street that day who had worshipped there beneath the trees, before a house was reared to the God for whom they had become exiles.
Children, of all ages and sizes, were playing in the street, and Saxon, by the open front window, was watching them and dreaming day dreams of her child soon to be.
Well, gracious sakes, she has a nerve," he muttered as he went along the street and passed a row of vacant lots where corn grew.
We could see the front of their column filling the street from gutter to gutter, as the last war-automobile fled past.
A hotel would require pay in advance --I must walk the street all night, and perhaps be arrested as a suspicious character.
There came a voice to a citizen of Damascus, named Ananias, saying, "Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas, for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for behold, he prayeth.
The street cars and railways had ceased; the telephone service was out of gear and only worked intermittently.
The curfew had sounded long ago, and it was only at rare intervals now that they encountered a passer-by in the street, or a light in the windows.