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Bankside

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Part of the borough of Southwark, noted in the time of Shakespeare for its theatres and retreats of the demi - monte, called “Sisters of the Bank.”

“Come, I will send for a whole coach or two of Bankside ladies, and we will be jovial.”—Randolph: The Musesʹ Looking Glass.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Banian Dàys [Ban-yan]
Bank
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