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Sound of cats in a back street (4)


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This could be a double definition.

'sound of cats in a back' is the first definition.
The answer and definition can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.
Maybe there's an association between them I don't understand?

'street' is the second definition.
(I know that mews is a type of street)

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(Other definitions for mews that I've seen before include "Calls from Tom" , "Former stables converted into houses" , "Catcalls" , "sounds catty" , "occupied dwellings that used to be stables" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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