cathouse

cathouse

[kat-hous]
noun, plural cathouses [kat-hou-ziz] . Slang.
brothel; whorehouse.

Origin:
1595–1605, for earlier sense of siege tower; 1930–35 for current sense; cat1 (in obsolete sense of harlot) + house

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cathouse (ˈkætˌhaʊs)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a slang word for brothel

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