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bordello

[bawr-del-oh] /bɔrˈdɛl oʊ/
noun, plural bordellos.
1.
a brothel.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Italian < Old French bordel bordel
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British Dictionary definitions for bordellos

bordello

/bɔːˈdɛləʊ/
noun (pl) -los
1.
a brothel Also called (archaic) bordel (ˈbɔːdəl)
Word Origin
C16: from Italian, from Old French borde hut, cabin
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Word Origin and History for bordellos

bordello

n.

c.1300, bordel "house of prostitution," from Old French bordel "small hut, cabin; brothel" (12c.), diminutive of borde "hut made of planks," from Frankish *bord "wooden board" or some other Germanic source related to board (n.1). The modern form is a result of the French word being borrowed by Italian then passed back to French with a suffix and re-borrowed into English in its current form by 1590s.

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