Thor"ough*fare` (?), n. [AS. þurhfaru.]
A passage through; a passage from one street or opening to another; an unobstructed way open to the public; a public road; hence, a frequented street.
A large and splendid thoroughfare.
A passing or going through; passage.
[Made] Hell and this world -- one realm, one continent
Of easy thoroughfare.
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