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disorderly house

noun

Definition of DISORDERLY HOUSE

:  bordello
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Examples of DISORDERLY HOUSE

  1. <the penalty for anyone convicted of running a disorderly house in the city>

Origin of DISORDERLY HOUSE

euphemism
First Known Use: 1749

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