- a brothel.
- (especially in Italy or Turkey) a bath or bathing house.
- Archaic. a prison for slaves, especially in Asia.
Origin of bagnio
Examples from the Web for bagnio
Historical Examples of bagnio
Well, his hair is shaved clean to the skin, as if he just came from the Bagnio.
I saw the Bagnio to-day, and since then I am terribly nervous.
Show it to the captain of the guard at the Bagnio, who will admit you.The Middy and the Moors
After passing the Bagnio with a shudder, he extinguished the lantern.
You must remember that we are slaves, and have just been delivered from the Bagnio.
- a brothel
- obsolete an oriental prison for slaves
- obsolete an Italian or Turkish bathhouse