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disorderly house

noun
1.
a house of prostitution; brothel.
2.
a gambling place.
Origin of disorderly house
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10
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disorderly house

noun
1.
(law) an establishment in which unruly behaviour habitually occurs, esp a brothel or a gaming house
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