whorehouse

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English horehous, equivalent to whore +‎ house. Cognate with Dutch hoerenhuis(whorehouse), German Hurenhaus(whorehouse), Danish horehus(whorehouse), Swedish horhus(whorehouse), Icelandic hóruhús(whorehouse; brothel).

Noun[edit]

whorehouse ‎(plural whorehouses)

  1. (vulgar) Brothel.

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