bawdyhouse

[ baw-dee-hous ]
/ ˈbɔ diˌhaʊs /

noun, plural bawd·y·hous·es [baw-dee-hou-ziz] /ˈbɔ diˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a brothel.

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Origin of bawdyhouse

First recorded in 1545–55; bawdy + house
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British Dictionary definitions for bawdy house

bawdyhouse

/ (ˈbɔːdɪˌhaʊs) /

noun

an archaic word for brothel
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