Carey street

(formerly) the street in which the London bankruptcy court was situated
the state of bankruptcy
Historical Examples

Ayscough, seeing carey street looming in the distance, was unusually glum.
Colorado Jim George Goodchild

In carey street, when she was first married, lived Mrs. Chapone.
The Town Leigh Hunt

carey street, and its immediate neighbourhood, abounded in spunging-houses.
The True History of Tom and Jerry Charles Hindley

My husband, that’s Whereas,—you’ll all’ays find him at the little stationer’s shop outside the gate in carey street.
Castle Richmond Anthony Trollope

I don’t think the train is due till midnight, and after that he’s got to take her to his daughter’s on carey street.
The Mayor’s Wife Anna Katherine Green

He ran down to them and warned them of the carey street patrol.
Tom Strong, Lincoln’s Scout Alfred Bishop Mason

A poor woman yesterday applied to a merchant in carey street to purchase a barrel of flour.
A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary at the Confederate States Capital John Beauchamp Jones


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