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bawd

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noun \ˈbȯd\

Definition of bawd

  1. 1 obsolete :  pander

  2. 2 a :  one who keeps a house of prostitution :  madam b :  prostitute



Examples of bawd in a sentence

  1. <in the 17th century the port was a notorious hangout for Caribbean pirates and their bawds>



Origin and Etymology of bawd

Middle English bawde


First Known Use: 14th century

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