bawdy house
noun Date: 1552 bordello

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bawdy house — n old use a place where women have sex with men for money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bawdy house — bawdy ,house noun count an old word meaning brothel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bawdy house — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: bawdy (II) + house : brothel …   Useful english dictionary

  • bawdy-house — A house of ill fame; a house of prostitution; a brothel. A house or dwelling maintained for the convenience and resort of persons desiring unlawful sexual connection. A place for convenience of people of both sexes in resorting to lewdness, a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bawdy-house — A house of ill fame; a house of prostitution; a brothel. A house or dwelling maintained for the convenience and resort of persons desiring unlawful sexual connection. A place for convenience of people of both sexes in resorting to lewdness, a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bawdy-house — n. Brothel, stew, bagnio, house of prostitution, house of ill fame …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bawdy-house — noun A brothel; a house of prostitution …   Wiktionary

  • bawdy house — brothel, house of prostitution …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bawdy house — A house of prostitution, most frequently called a whorehouse. 42 Am J1st Prost § 3 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bawdy-house — bawdˈy house noun (archaic) A brothel • • • Main Entry: ↑bawd …   Useful english dictionary

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