The Bagnio

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • bagnio — noun (plural bagnios) Etymology: Italian bagno, literally, public baths (from the Turks use of Roman baths at Constantinople as prisons), from Latin balneum, from Greek balaneion Date: 1599 1. obsolete prison 2. bordello …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bagnio — /ban yoh, bahn /, n., pl. bagnios. 1. a brothel. 2. (esp. in Italy or Turkey) a bath or bathing house. 3. Archaic. a prison for slaves, esp. in the Orient. [1590 1600; < It bagno < L balneum, balineum < Gk balaneîon bathroom, bath] * * * …   Universalium

  • bagnio — [ bα:njəʊ, banjəʊ] noun (plural bagnios) 1》 archaic a brothel. 2》 historical (in the Far East) a prison. Origin C16: from Ital. bagno, from L. balneum bath …   English new terms dictionary

  • bagnio — n 1. brothel, bordello, Archaic. bordel, Obs. stew, lupanar, Obs. kip, nunnery; house of ill repute, house of ill fame, house of prostitution, bawdyhouse, whorehouse, Inf. sporting house, Inf. call house; All Sl. call joint, pick up joint, parlor …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bagnio — bagn•io [[t]ˈbæn yoʊ, ˈbɑn [/t]] n. pl. ios 1) a brothel 2) archaic a prison for slaves, esp. in the Orient • Etymology: 1590–1600; < It bagno bath < L balneum, balineum < Gk balaneîon …   From formal English to slang

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