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disorderly house

Saltos de línea: dis|order¦ly house

Definición de disorderly house en inglés:


Law or archaic
A brothel: she was convicted of running a disorderly house
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition four of the appellants had pleaded guilty either as principals or aiders and abettors to charges of keeping a disorderly house.
  • One set is to be found in the Theatres Act 1968, the other in the common law offences of presenting an indecent exhibition, or keeping a disorderly house.
  • In the cities, taverns that catered to the poor, to laborers, and to slaves were much more likely to be prosecuted as ‘disorderly houses’ than those establishments whose patrons were wealthy elites.

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