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Dictionary Results for street:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined
         with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small
         town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
    2: the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of
       the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel; "be careful
       crossing the street"
    3: the streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in
       which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and
       dereliction; "she tried to keep her children off the street"
    4: a situation offering opportunities; "he worked both sides of
       the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street"
    5: people living or working on the same street; "the whole
       street protested the absence of street lights"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Street \Street\ (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr.
   L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of
   sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See Strew,
   and cf. Stratum, Stray, v. & a.]
   1. Originally, a paved way or road; a public highway; now
      commonly, a thoroughfare in a city or village, bordered by
      dwellings or business houses.
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            He removed [the body of] Amasa from the street unto
            the field.                            --Coverdale.
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            At home or through the high street passing.
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   Note: In an extended sense, street designates besides the
         roadway, the walks, houses, shops, etc., which border
         the thoroughfare.
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               His deserted mansion in Duke Street. --Macaulay.
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   2. the roadway of a street[1], as distinguished from the
      sidewalk; as, children playing in the street.

   3. the inhabitants of a particular street; as, the whole
      street knew about their impending divorce.

   The street (Broker's Cant), that thoroughfare of a city
      where the leading bankers and brokers do business; also,
      figuratively, those who do business there; as, the street
      would not take the bonds.

   on the street,
      (a) homeless.
      (b) unemployed.
      (a) not in prison, or released from prison; the murderer
          is still on the street. 

   Street Arab, Street broker, etc. See under Arab,
      Broker, etc.

   Street door, a door which opens upon a street, or is
      nearest the street.

   street person, a homeless person; a vagrant.
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   Syn: See Way.
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3. Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
   The street called "Straight" at Damascus (Acts 9:11) is "a long
   broad street, running from east to west, about a mile in length,
   and forming the principal thoroughfare in the city." In Oriental
   towns streets are usually narrow and irregular and filthy (Ps.
   18:42; Isa. 10:6). "It is remarkable," says Porter, "that all
   the important cities of Palestine and Syria Samaria, Caesarea,
   Gerasa, Bozrah, Damascus, Palmyra, had their 'straight streets'
   running through the centre of the city, and lined with stately
   rows of columns. The most perfect now remaining are those of
   Palmyra and Gerasa, where long ranges of the columns still
   stand.", Through Samaria, etc.

4. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
STREET. A road in a village or city. In common parlance the word street is 
equivalent to highway. 4 Serg. & Rawle, 108. 
     2. A permission to the public for the space of eight, or even of six 
years, to use a street without bar or impediment, is evidence from which a 
dedication to the public maybe inferred. 11 East, R. 376; See 2 N. Hamp. 
513; 4 B. & A. 447; 3 East, R. 294; 1 Law Intell. 134; 2 Smith's Lead. Cas. 
94, n.; 2 Pick. R. 162; 2 Verm. R. 480; 5 Taunt. R. 125; S. C. 1 E. C. L. R. 
34; 4 Camp. R. 169; 1 Camp. R. 260: 7 B. & C. 257; S. C. 14 E. C. L. R. 39; 
5 B & Ald. 454; S. C. 7 E. C. L. R. 159; 1 Blackf. 44; 2 Wend. 472; 8 Wend. 
85; 11 Wend. 486; 6 Pet. 431; 1 Paige, 510; and the article Dedication. 

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