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Definition of the noun Aldgate

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  1. [1811] A draught on the pump at Aldgate; a bad bill of exchange, drawn on persons who have no effects of the drawer. (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue)

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Google previewThe Scientific Sherlock Holmes (2013)

Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics by James O'Brien

Aldgate is a junction, and the tracks curve. At a junction, the train goes over “ points,” making for a bumpy ride. The lessening of friction coupled with the momentum as the train went round a curve flung the body over the side. Had the train gone ...

Google previewAmerican Literary Realism and the Failed Promise of Contract (1997)

by Brook Thomas

Rhoda Aldgate is a beautiful orphan, whose ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of London and Its Environs (1831)

Containing Descriptive and Critical Accounts of All the Public and Private Buildings, Offices, Docks, Squares, Streets, Lanes, Wards, Liberties, Charitable Institutions, Commercial, Charitable, Scholastic and Other Establishments, with Lists of Their Officers, Patrons, Incumbents of Livings, &c. &c. &c. in the British Metropolis by James Elmes

ALDGATE CHURCH.-LSee ST. BoToI. PH, ALDGATE. ALDGATE HIGH-ST., is the continuation of Leadenhall-street and Fenchurch-street, and extends eastward from the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of London Place-Names (2010)

by A. D. Mills

Aldgate byrig). The person referred to may have been an alderman in the post- Conquest sense 'chief officer of a City ward', but the word here may have the older sense 'nobleman of the highest rank'. Indeed if the name is rather older than ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia (3rd Edition) (2011)

by Christopher Hibbert, Ben Weinreb, John Keay, Julia Keay

Aldgate • One of the six original gates to the City built by the Romans. The road through it led out to the east and Colchester, once the capital city of England. The Saxons called it Ealdgate, old gate. It was rebuilt at some time between 1108 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

towards Aldgate; and the bases of another, supporting a modern house, at the lower end of Vinegar-yard, S. of Aldgate.

Google previewThe Man of Pleasure's Pocket-book: Or, the Bon Vivant's Vdde Mecum, for the Year 1780 ... Containing Fifty-two Double Ruled Pages ... and ... Original Articles, Viz. I. An Account of All Public Diversions ... VIII. A Dictionary for the Polite World ... By a Member of the Club of Savoir-vivres (1779)

Aldgate to Shadwell church. Eight en pence Rates. From Drury lane play-house to Queen- square, Westminster. Westminter-hall to St. Paul's. Westminster-hall to Queen square ...

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Small photo of London, United Kingdom - Saint Botolph without Aldgate church. Grade I listed building.Small photo of The historic St. Botolph's Aldgate church in London.Small photo of London, United Kingdom - Saint Botolph without Aldgate church. Grade I listed building.Small photo of LONDON-MAY 18, 2014: timber frame sculpture. It is made from 17 cubic metres of larch and marks the place where the Aldgate once stood, that was the easternmost gate of the old wall of City of LondonSmall photo of London, UK - June 20, 2016: logo of the underground station Aldgate East in London. The London Underground is the oldest underground of the world.Small photo of LONDON - NOVEMBER 22, 2015. The tower of St Botolph's church built in 1744 with a yellow construction crane redeveloping the surrounding land at Aldgate, London, UK.Small photo of LONDON - NOVEMBER 22, 2015. A yellow building construction crane on a redevelopment site at Aldgate, east London, UK. More...

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Scrabble value of A1L1D2G2A1T1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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