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C19 th term for a brothel or house-of-prostitution . See brothel for synonyms.

Quote: Captain Francis Grose. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811) as: ' The swell was spiced in a snoozing ken of his screens; the gentleman was robbed of his bank notes in a brothel .'

See Also: bawdy house, blowen, snoozing-ken

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