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bankside

[bangk-sahyd] /ˈbæŋkˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the slope of the bank of a stream or river.
Origin of bankside
1590-1600
1590-1600; bank1 + side1
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  • On the bankside in Southwark are the theatres and Paris gardens where are the bear pits.

    In Doublet and Hose Lucy Foster Madison
  • We find him living on the bankside and in the Liberty of the Clink at least as early as 1577.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • The building was situated in the suburb to the north of the city, far away from the bankside and the Globe.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • He believed that he could improve on the bankside as a site for his theatre.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • This far bank is the stage of the bankside Theater, and the concave bank facing it is used to seat the audience.

    North Dakota Various
  • Goldsmith once set up as a medical practitioner at bankside.

  • Not all the attractions of the bankside, however, were so innocent.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • This worthy lived in bankside, but I believe there is no record of his death.

    South London Sir Walter Besant
  • The Falcon tavern was at the western end of the bankside, separated from the river by a little garden with an arbor of vines.

    A Gentleman Player Robert Neilson Stephens
  • The strepitus, however, of the High Street is not like that of bankside.

    South London Sir Walter Besant

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