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place of sixpence sinfulness:

Or: place-of-sixpenny-sinfulness , 19 th century British usage for a brothel . See brothel for synonyms.

QUOTE: Thomas Dekker in Westward Hoe (1607): ' Go sail with the rest of your bawdy traffickers to the place-of-sixpenny-sinfulness .'

See Also: place of sixpence sinfulness, place of sixpenny sinfulness

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