Brothel

Broth"el

(), n. [OE. brothel, brodel, brethel, a prostitute, a worthless fellow, fr. AS. beran to ruin, destroy; cf. AS. bretan to break, and E. brittle. The term brothel house was confused with bordel brothel. CF. Bordel.] A house of lewdness or ill fame; a house frequented by prostitutes; a bawdyhouse.
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