Definition of Mincing Lane in English:

Mincing Lane


  • Allusively: the auction room for tea and other commodities originally situated in this street; (hence) the market in these goods.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. From Mincing Lane, the name of the London street in which the auction room was originally situated.


Mincing Lane

/ˈmɪnsɪŋ ˈleɪn/