bagnio

noun ba·gnio \ ˈban-(ˌ)yō , ˈbän- \

Definition of bagnio

plural bagnios
1 obsolete : prison
2 : bordello

Examples of bagnio in a Sentence

  1. the police staged a raid on the London bagnio, causing great inconvenience to its well-heeled clientele

Origin and Etymology of bagnio

Italian bagno, literally, public baths (from the Turks' use of Roman baths at Constantinople as prisons), from Latin balneum, from Greek balaneion


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