house of ill fame


house of ill fame
or house of ill repute

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house of ill fame (euphemistic)
A brothel
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Main Entry:fame
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house of ill fame or house of ill repute noun
A brothel
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Main Entry:house

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house of ill fame,
= brothel. (Cf.brothel)

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(also house of ill repute) n. archaic or humorous a brothel

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • house\ of\ ill\ fame — • house of ill fame • house of ill repute n. phr. A bordello; a brothel. At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar …   Словарь американских идиом

  • house of ill fame — or[of ill repute] {n. phr.} A bordello; a brothel. * /At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • house of ill fame — or[of ill repute] {n. phr.} A bordello; a brothel. * /At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • House of Ill Fame — Infobox Album | Name = House of Ill Fame Type = studio Artist = The Trews Released = August 19, 2003 Recorded = Genre = Alternative rock, Indie rock Length = Label = Sony BMG Producer = Gordie Johnson Reviews = Last album = This album = House of… …   Wikipedia

  • house of ill fame — (also house of ill repute) noun archaic or humorous a brothel …   English new terms dictionary

  • house of ill fame — A disorderly house. A house resorted to for the purpose of prostitution. Anno: 74 ALR 314, 320 et seq. A place kept for the convenience of people of both sexes in resorting to lewdness; a place many people may frequent for immoral purposes; a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • house of ill fame — whorehouse, brothel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keeper of a bawdy house or house of ill fame — A person who has control, proprietorship, or management of the house in question. State v. Weston, 235 Iowa 148, 15 N.W.2d 922, 923 See house of ill fame; bawdy house …   Black's law dictionary

  • keeper of a bawdy house or house of ill fame — A person who has control, proprietorship, or management of the house in question. State v. Weston, 235 Iowa 148, 15 N.W.2d 922, 923 See house of ill fame; bawdy house …   Black's law dictionary

  • keeper of a house of ill fame — keeper of a bawdy house or house of ill fame A person who has control, proprietorship, or management of the house in question. State v. Weston, 235 Iowa 148, 15 N.W.2d 922, 923 See house of ill fame; bawdy house …   Black's law dictionary


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