bawdy house


noun, plural bawdyhouses [baw-dee-hou-ziz] .
a brothel.

1545–55; bawdy + house Unabridged
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bawdyhouse (ˈbɔːdɪˌhaʊs)
an archaic word for brothel

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Main Entry:  bawdy house
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a brothel, bordello
Example:  First, they had a beer at the bawdy house.
Etymology:  1552
Usage:  obsolete's 21st Century Lexicon
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