- Gutter so called near St. Magnus Church discharged itself into the Thames at Ebgate alias Oystergate, 3 H. V. (Cal. L. Bk. I. p.138).No further reference.There must be some confusion here as Ebgate and Oystergate were not identical.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.
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coil — 1. noun /kɔɪl/ a) Something wound in the form of a helix or spiral. If the windes rage, doth not the Sea wax mad, / Threatning the welkin with his big swolne face? / And wilt thou haue a reason for this coile? b) Common name for any intra uterine … Wiktionary