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parlor house

noun
1.
(especially in the 19th and early 20th centuries) a brothel with a comfortable, often elaborately decorated parlor for the reception of clients.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • The hall and parlor house usually had an extension, or ell, that was located on the rear of the building.

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