(the) stews


(the) stews
   obsolete
   a brothel
   Originally a bath-house, and we know what the other use of those places usually was:
    An I could get me but a wife in the stews. (Shakespeare, 2 Henry W)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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