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[cheep-sahyd] /ˈtʃipˌsaɪd/
a district and thoroughfare in London, England. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Its quays and warehouses, Macaulay says, were thought to rival those of Cheapside.

  • No one else has said anything against it—the Cheapside people are pleased.

  • Wolman was drawn through Cornhill and Cheapside to the gallows at Tyburn, where he was "hanged and beheaded."

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • He wanted to see what I had produced for the Cheapside, but he was disappointed in the exhibition.

    Some Short Stories Henry James
  • A bill-poster is sticking up the following notice on behalf of the publisher: 'Caricature Warehouse, 111 Cheapside.

  • Gentle reader, they are the clouds and darkness of Cheapside.

  • The rogue was making for the way which ran from Cheapside to the river, and was walking very fast.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • It extended from Ludgate to the Tower, and from the river to the back of Cheapside.

    The Town Leigh Hunt
  • Yus, sir—in Cheapside, sir—a workshop for cheap clothing, sir.

    Sue, A Little Heroine L. T. Meade
  • Cheapside was another place of celebrity for these meetings.

    The Town Leigh Hunt

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