| Share
 

Clerkenwell

(London) means the Clerks'-well, where the parish clerks of London used to assemble yearly to play some sacred piece.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Clerkenwell from Infoplease:

  • Clerkenwell - Clerkenwell (London) means the Clerks'-well, where the parish clerks of London used to assemble ...
  • Peter Ackroyd - Ackroyd, Peter Ackroyd, Peter, 1949–, British author, b. London; studied Clare College, ...
  • Sadler's Wells - Sadler's Wells (London). There was a well at this place called Holy Well, once noted for ...
  • Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: C - Definitions, origins, and illustrative excerpts for words, phases, and literary allusions starting with "C"

Related Content

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring
Explore Sine Formula ,
 
Warning: include(Mobile_Detect.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /site/html/template/www.infoplease.com/trailer.php on line 412 Warning: include(): Failed opening 'Mobile_Detect.php' for inclusion (include_path='/site/lib/vendor/pear-pear.php.net/Mail:/site/lib/vendor/pear-pear.php.net/Net_Socket:/site/lib/vendor/pear-pear.php.net/Net_SMTP:.:/site/lib:/site/vendor:/usr/share/pear:/usr/share/php:/site/html') in /site/html/template/www.infoplease.com/trailer.php on line 412