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Steelyard

(London, adjoining Dowgate); so called from being the place where the king’s steelyard or beam was set up, for weighing goods imported into London.

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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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Statira
Stator [the stopper or arrestor]
Statue
Status of Great Men
Statute Fairs
Steak
Steal
Steal a Horse
Steal a March on One (To)
Steam-kettles
Steelyard
Steenie
Steeple-engine
Steeple-Jack (A)
Steeplechase
Stelvio
Stentor
Stentorian Lungs
Stentorophonic Voice
Stepfather and Father-in-law
Stephen