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  • noun Plural form of bordello.

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Examples

  • Bonello might have been saying "pity the poor prostitute" the film ends with a flash forward to the present when we see the same actresses playing streetwalkers or it might just as easily have been comparing the camaraderie found in a brothel compared to the shameful degradation of the streets and calling for a return to legalized bordellos.

    Michael Giltz: Cannes 2011 Day Five: Can Cannes Handle A Truly Fun Film? "The Artist" Debuts

  • Bonello might have been saying "pity the poor prostitute" the film ends with a flash forward to the present when we see the same actresses playing streetwalkers or it might just as easily have been comparing the camaraderie found in a brothel compared to the shameful degradation of the streets and calling for a return to legalized bordellos.

    Michael Giltz: Cannes 2011 Day Five: Can Cannes Handle A Truly Fun Film? "The Artist" Debuts

  • She confesses to bouts of absurd drunkenness, frolicking with mercenaries in Kabul bordellos, running around with inappropriate clothing in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and frequenting the grown-up frat parties that pass as social-life in Islamabad.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • She confesses to bouts of absurd drunkenness, frolicking with mercenaries in Kabul bordellos, running around with inappropriate clothing in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and frequenting the grown-up frat parties that pass as social-life in Islamabad.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • She confesses to bouts of absurd drunkenness, frolicking with mercenaries in Kabul bordellos, running around with inappropriate clothing in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and frequenting the grown-up frat parties that pass as social-life in Islamabad.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • To bolster his rather uneventful travelogue he has to rely on potted histories of the notorious House of the Rising Sun and other turn-of-the - century bordellos and of old-time medicine shows and the like.

    A Road Trip in Search of Ghosts

  • Living in his mother's house on Perdido Street in the black section of the Storyville neighbourhood, making a living by delivering coal, milk and newspapers, he would have heard the bands playing the new form of music – a bouillabaisse of ragtime, French quadrilles, work songs, hymns and marches – in the local "tonks", which merged the functions of bars, dancehalls, grocery stalls and bordellos.

    Louis Armstrong buys a cornet

  • Living in his mother's house on Perdido Street in the black section of the Storyville neighbourhood, making a living by delivering coal, milk and newspapers, he would have heard the bands playing the new form of music – a bouillabaisse of ragtime, French quadrilles, work songs, hymns and marches – in the local "tonks", which merged the functions of bars, dancehalls, grocery stalls and bordellos.

    Louis Armstrong buys a cornet

  • Living in his mother's house on Perdido Street in the black section of the Storyville neighbourhood, making a living by delivering coal, milk and newspapers, he would have heard the bands playing the new form of music – a bouillabaisse of ragtime, French quadrilles, work songs, hymns and marches – in the local "tonks", which merged the functions of bars, dancehalls, grocery stalls and bordellos.

    Louis Armstrong buys a cornet

  • She confesses to bouts of absurd drunkenness, frolicking with mercenaries in Kabul bordellos, running around with inappropriate clothing in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and frequenting the grown-up frat parties that pass as social-life in Islamabad.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

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