Definition of brothel:
bagnio, house with red doors, cathouse, massage parlor, stew, bathhouse, bawdyhouse, whorehouse, house of ill-fame, red-light house, sporting house, house of ill repute, house, bordello, bordello, house of prostitution.
- "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
He could see she wept, for the sobs shook her, but to his further entreaty to come away she made no response, and he was trying to pull the table aside so as to reach her, when he was roughly seized by the brothel keeper, who had rushed up from the kitchen to see what the noise was about.- "The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant", Alexander Johnstone Wilson.
- "Commercialized Prostitution in New York City", George Jackson Kneeland.