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 for Street broker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Street \Street\ (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr.
     L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of
     sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See Strew,
     and cf. Stratum, Stray, v. & a.]
     1. Originally, a paved way or road; a public highway; now
        commonly, a thoroughfare in a city or village, bordered by
        dwellings or business houses.
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              He removed [the body of] Amasa from the street unto
              the field.                            --Coverdale.
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              At home or through the high street passing.
                                                    --Milton.
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     Note: In an extended sense, street designates besides the
           roadway, the walks, houses, shops, etc., which border
           the thoroughfare.
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                 His deserted mansion in Duke Street. --Macaulay.
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     2. the roadway of a street[1], as distinguished from the
        sidewalk; as, children playing in the street.
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     3. the inhabitants of a particular street; as, the whole
        street knew about their impending divorce.
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     The street (Broker's Cant), that thoroughfare of a city
        where the leading bankers and brokers do business; also,
        figuratively, those who do business there; as, the street
        would not take the bonds.
  
     on the street,
        (a) homeless.
        (b) unemployed.
        (a) not in prison, or released from prison; the murderer
            is still on the street. 
  
     Street Arab, Street broker, etc. See under Arab,
        Broker, etc.
  
     Street door, a door which opens upon a street, or is
        nearest the street.
  
     street person, a homeless person; a vagrant.
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     Syn: See Way.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Broker \Bro"ker\ (br[=o]"k[~e]r), n. [OE. brocour, from a word
     akin to broken, bruken, to use, enjoy, possess, digest, fr.
     AS. br[=u]can to use, enjoy; cf. Fries. broker, F.
     brocanteur. See Brook, v. t.]
     1. One who transacts business for another; an agent.
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     2. (Law) An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts,
        as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a
        compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no
        possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the
        negotiation. He generally contracts in the names of those
        who employ him, and not in his own. --Story.
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     3. A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc.
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     4. A dealer in secondhand goods. [Eng.]
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     5. A pimp or procurer. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Bill broker, one who buys and sells notes and bills of
        exchange.
  
     Curbstone broker or Street broker, an operator in stocks
        (not a member of the Stock Exchange) who executes orders
        by running from office to office, or by transactions on
        the street. [U.S.]
  
     Exchange broker, one who buys and sells uncurrent money,
        and deals in exchanges relating to money.
  
     Insurance broker, one who is agent in procuring insurance
        on vessels, or against fire.
  
     Pawn broker. See Pawnbroker.
  
     Real estate broker, one who buys and sells lands, and
        negotiates loans, etc., upon mortgage.
  
     Ship broker, one who acts as agent in buying and selling
        ships, procuring freight, etc.
  
     Stock broker. See Stockbroker.
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