Definition of Bankside

1. n. The slope of a bank, especially of the bank of a steam.



Definition of Bankside

1. Noun. The land by a riverbank. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bankside

1. the slope of a river bank [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bankside

bankrolling
bankrolls
bankrupcies
bankrupcy
bankrupt
bankrupt cart
bankrupt carts
bankruptcies
bankruptcy
bankrupted
bankrupting
bankrupts
banksia
banksia rose
banksias
bankside (current term)
banksides
banksman
banksmen
bankster
banksters
banlieue
banlieues
bannable
banned
banner blindness
banner carrier
banner carriers

Literary usage of Bankside

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1. Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings by Joseph Quincy Adams (1917)
"On the bankside the visitors could find maypoles for dancing, butts for the practice ... Not all the attractions of the bankside, however, were so innocent. ..."

2. Shakespeare's Life and Work: Being an Abridgement, Chiefly for the Use of by Sidney Lee (1900)
"In the ' bankside' edition the First Folio versions and the earlier quarto versions are ... The bankside edition. Other nineteenth- century editions. ..."

3. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury (1893)
"Here stood the Falcon Tavern—the ' Folken Inné ' as it is styled in the ancient plans of bankside— the daily resort of Shakespeare and his dramatic ..."

4. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The bankside was the landing-place to which the inhabitants of Westminster, and of the Strand, ... Other places of amusement were on the bankside—the Paris ..."

5. The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell: With Illustrations by James Russell Lowell (1891)
"... While stays one spark to light the eye, With the last flash of memory, T will leap to welcome С. К. В., Who sent my favorite pipe to me. bankside. ..."

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