bordel

[ bawr-dl ]
/ ˈbɔr dl /
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noun Archaic.

a brothel.

Nearby words

  1. borazon,
  2. borborygmi,
  3. borborygmus,
  4. bordeaux,
  5. bordeaux mixture,
  6. bordelais,
  7. bordelaise,
  8. bordello,
  9. borden,
  10. borden, gail

Origin of bordel

1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to borde wooden hut (< Germanic; akin to board) + -el < Latin -ellus diminutive suffix

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