A more ample explanation of the views of the crown issued from downing-street, April 26, 1826.
It is only necessary to call it an official residence, like 10 downing-street.
At present I do not even know whether you pass the winter at Sheffield-place or in downing-street.
Mr. Smith, a colonist of long standing, obtained an audience at downing-street.
On Thursday morning the bulk of the library moves from Bentinck-street to downing-street.
It is not likely to pay a man to say that wolves shall howl in downing-street and vultures build their nests in Buckingham Palace.
The most strenuous opponents of downing-street have denounced most fiercely the extension of the popular power.
I met Mr. Peel on his way to downing-street as I came here, and he appeared very agitated.
Hours of attendance, from ten till four each day, at his establishment, downing-street.
This course had never been taken: no list of remissions had been furnished to downing-street.
short street in London, named for British diplomat Sir George Downing (c.1624-1684). It contains the residence of the prime minister (at Number 10), hence its metonymic use for "the British government," attested from 1781.