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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Street


STREET, noun [Latin , strewed or spread. See Strew.]

1. Properly, a paved way or road; but in usage, any way or road in a city, chiefly a main way, in distinction from a lane or alley.

2. Among the people of New England, any public highway.

3. Streets, plural, any public way, road or place.

That there be no complaining in our streets. Psalms 144:13.