bathhouse, bagnio

(noun) a building containing public baths

whorehouse, brothel, bordello, bagnio, house of prostitution, house of ill repute, bawdyhouse, cathouse, sporting house

(noun) a building where prostitutes are available

Source: WordNet® 3.1



bagnio (plural bagnios)

A brothel.

(obsolete) A building for bathing, sweating.

(obsolete) In Turkey, a prison for slaves.


• gabion

Source: Wiktionary

Bagn"io, n. Etym: [It. bagno, fr. L. balneum. Cf. Bain.]

1. A house for bathing, sweating, etc.; -- also, in Turkey, a prison for slaves. [Obs.]

2. A brothel; a stew; a house of prostitution.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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