Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A house of ill-fame or prostitution. See 22 Am. St. Rep. 920.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A house of prostitution ; a brothel. A house or dwelling maintained for the convenience and resort of persons desiring unlawful sexual connection. Davis v. State, 2 Tex. App. 427; State v. Porter, 38 Ark. 638; People v. Buchanan, 1 Idaho, 689.