bawdy house

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a frontier mining town that had few diversions other than the local bawdy house

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There was probably at least one bawdy house, but it isn’t mentioned. Arthur Hart, idahostatesman, "Idaho’s mining towns had some interesting saloon names, fleeting businesses, tooth decay | Idaho Statesman," 7 Apr. 2018

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1552, in the meaning defined above

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