house of ill repute

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n house of ill repute a building where prostitutes are available
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Usage

In literature:

The dreadful spectacle of Aileen in a house of ill repute burned in his brain.
"The Financier" by Theodore Dreiser
Nor is there a single gaming hell or house of ill-repute.
"Hygeia, a City of Health" by Benjamin Ward Richardson
He discovered her in houses of ill repute.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
One has but to pick up the telephone book and find the numbers there of at least two hundred houses of ill-repute.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
This is, after all, a house of ill repute.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
In that city which was once remarkable for the purity of its morals, houses of ill repute became plentiful.
"Roman Women" by Alfred Brittain
He seeks to rescue her from a house of ill repute where she has sought shelter.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
That is the best that can be done for the girls, especially the large number that are brought away from houses of ill-repute.
"From Workhouse to Westminster" by George Haw
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In news:

Cha Cha's House of Ill Repute.
Cha Cha's House of Ill Repute .
The scandal surrounding the left-wing activist organization ACORN has spread to New York, with employees at its Brooklyn office caught on video helping supposed ladies of the night get loans for their dream houses of ill repute.
The New Orleans native, born Mary Deubler, entered the trade as a prostitute before operating a series of houses of ill repute.
Grand finale for a house of ill repute.
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