Broth'el noun [ Middle English brothel , brodel , brethel , a prostitute, a worthless fellow, from Anglo-Saxon beró...an to ruin, destroy; confer Anglo-Saxon breótan to break, and English brittle . The term brothel house was confused with bordel
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• (n.) A house of lewdness or ill fame; a house frequented by prostitutes; a bawdyhouse.
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(from the article `prostitution`) ...dowries. Nevertheless, prostitution flourished: it was not merely tolerated but also protected, licensed, and regulated by law, and it constituted ...
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aka bawdy-house, whore-house, adult amusement park, etc. The common habitations of prostitutes; such places have always been deemed common nuisances in the United States and the keepers of them may be fined and imprisoned except in Nevada where they can legally exist at each county's option except for Washoe (Reno) and Clark (Las Vegas) Counties.
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