Brothel (brthl, brôthl).
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Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.A house of prostitution.Graphic, thesaurus / embed / Copy the code below and paste it where you want the visualization of this word to be shown on your page:!-Graphic Thesaurus by m- script script var vtDt of ill shop type 2 name bawdy house type 2 name house.Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.Show More, word Origin, c16: short for brothel escort see -house, from C14 brothel useless person, from Old English brothan to deteriorate; related to briethel worthless.Informal, austral any untidy or messy place, c16: short for brothel -house, from C14 brothel useless person, from Old English brothan to deteriorate; related to briethel worthless brothel (br l, br-, br l, -l).Brothel, Green sits down with Victor for an interview.Slang), house of ill repute, knocking shop (slang), escorted holidays to russia bawdy house (archaic), house of prostitution, bagnio, house of ill fame, stews (archaic) a thriving brothel"tions "Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion" William Blake The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.Examples from the Web for brothel, contemporary Examples, the documentary Ukraine Is Not.A house or other place where men pay to have sexual intercourse with prostitutes.
Synonyms for brothel whorehouse, synonyms, synonyms for brothel a building where prostitutes are available.
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Broth-uh l, broth, braw-thuh l, -th uh l, see more synonyms for brothel on, thesaurus.com noun a house of prostitution.from Old English broen past participle of breoan "deteriorate, go to ruin from Proto-Germanic *breuthanan, variant of *breutanan "to break" (cf.Australian informal any untidy or messy place.House of prostitution, roget's 21st Century.158595; short for brothel -house whorehouse; Middle English brothel harlot, orig.Brothel -house was confused with unrelated bordel (see bordello ) and the word shifted meaning from a person to a place.