disorderly house


noun

a house of prostitution; brothel.
a gambling place.

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Origin of disorderly house

First recorded in 1800–10
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British Dictionary definitions for disorderly house

disorderly house

noun

law an establishment in which unruly behaviour habitually occurs, esp a brothel or a gaming house
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