Bow Street

Bow Street

Bow Street [boh] Examples noun

  1. a street in London, England: location of a metropolitan police court.

Examples from the Web for bow street Historical Examples of bow street

  • The ferret was in the burrow,—a Bow-Street officer in the court!

    Lucretia, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Go in a little while after to Bow-street, or Portugal-street.

    Here and There in London

    J. Ewing Ritchie

  • It was no longer Bow-street, it was a million of men in arms against me.

    Caleb Williams

    William Godwin

  • Brocard repeated his statement, on oath, at Bow-street, and Mr. Alley’s cross-examination failed to shake his testimony.

    Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. XXIII.–April, 1852.–Vol. IV.


  • A washerwoman lived next door, and a Bow-Street officer lived over the way.

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

    John Forster

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