disorderly house


Definition of disorderly house

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Examples of disorderly house in a Sentence

the penalty for anyone convicted of running a disorderly house in the city
Recent Examples on the Web The owner of the home was cited for keeping a disorderly house. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Tribal voting, third wave, Washington Monument: News from around our 50 states," 30 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of disorderly house

1749, in the meaning defined above

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“Disorderly house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disorderly%20house. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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