house of assignation

: a house maintained and used for illicit sexual intercourse : brothel

Word History

First Known Use

1714, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of house of assignation was in 1714

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“House of assignation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20of%20assignation. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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