"They're too clever for us, sir," Mr. Carter remarked to one of the scotland-yard officials.
But the choicest spot in all scotland-yard was the old public-house in the corner.
There has not hitherto been a political department in scotland-yard.
What was to become of the coal-barges—of the trade of scotland-yard—of the very existence of its population?
Improvement began to march with rapid strides to the very threshold of scotland-yard.
Now it is Wimp who crows—everybody pats him on the back—they call him the mystery man of the scotland-yard tribe.
used for "London Metropolitan Police," 1864, from the name of short street off Whitehall, London; where from 1829 to 1890 stood the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Force, hence, the force itself, especially the detective branch. After 1890, located in "New Scotland Yard."