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  • n. Alternative spelling of bawdy-house.


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  • McDermott’s Oyster House was more bawdy house than tavern or fishmonger’s, but it lived up to its name in that there were plenty of oysters in evidence, and no officious city inspectors hanging about to say August, a month without an r, was the wrong time of year to be selling them.

    City of Glory


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