Definition of bawdy house in English:

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bawdy house

noun

archaic
A brothel.
Example sentences
  • We were going to look at… not just bawdy houses but the whole issue of solicitation, to look at reforming it.
  • In the small town or extra-urban village, he hoped, women and children could be protected from the injurious influences of the city, with its bawdy houses, taverns, and pleasure gardens.
  • The District of Columbia, of course, was a garrison town and a transit point, with a plethora of saloons and bawdy houses to attract soldiers.

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