massage parlor


Definition of massage parlor

: an establishment that provides massage treatments also : one offering sexual services in addition to or in lieu of massage

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Recent Examples on the Web Kraft in 2019 was charged for allegedly soliciting prostitution at a Palm Beach County massage parlor, but court papers filed on Thursday showed that the charges against him are being dropped, NBC News reports. TheWeek, "Robert Kraft prostitution charges dropped after court says video can't be used at trial," 25 Sep. 2020 Kraft was first charged in February 2019 with two counts of soliciting prostitution at a Florida massage parlor. Victoria Albert, CBS News, "Prosecutors drop prostitution charges against Patriots CEO Robert Kraft," 24 Sep. 2020 Without the videos, prosecutors would be unable to revive their case against Kraft, or pursue separate felony counts against the manager and two employees of the Jupiter massage parlor called Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Marc Freeman,, "Patriots owner Robert Kraft defeats Florida in prostitution case appeal," 19 Aug. 2020 Call it another major court victory for New England Patriots football team owner Robert Kraft over prosecutors in his massage parlor prostitution case. Marc Freeman,, "Patriots owner Robert Kraft defeats Florida in prostitution case appeal," 19 Aug. 2020 One of Yank's classmates, Yuanqian He, a sophomore, volunteered with Red Canary Song, a coalition supporting Chinese massage parlor workers, to help inform them about unemployment insurance. NBC News, "How Asian American studies classes, groups amped up activism in time of protests and COVID-19," 10 June 2020 The majority of tattoo and massage parlor owners are self-employed, while most tattoo artists and massage therapists work as independent contractors. cleveland, "Ohio tattoo, massage businesses get green light to reopen May 15," 12 May 2020 Public venues including gyms, nightclubs and massage parlors will also be shut down. NBC News, "Russia’s constitutional vote indefinitely postponed as coronavirus numbers rise," 26 Mar. 2020 They weren't listed under a different order calling for spas and massage parlors to open either. Paulina Pineda, azcentral, "Phoenix-area tattoo shops reopen with little guidance from the state. Here's what to expect," 17 May 2020

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First Known Use of massage parlor

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Massage parlor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of massage parlor

: a place where people pay to be given a massage
: a place that is supposed to be for massages but where people pay to have sex

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