bagnio

noun
ba·gnio | \ˈban-(ˌ)yō, ˈbän-\
plural bagnios

Definition of bagnio 

1 obsolete : prison

2 : bordello

Examples of bagnio in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of bagnio

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for 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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