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Bawd

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

Bawdn. [OE. baude, OF. balt, baut, baude, bold, merry, perh. fr. OHG. bald bold; or fr. Celtic, cf. W. baw dirt. Cf. Bold, Bawdry.].
     A person who keeps a house of prostitution, or procures women for a lewd purpose; a procurer or procuress; a lewd person; -- usually applied to a woman.  [1913 Webster]
Bawdv. i. 
     To procure women for lewd purposes.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Bawd, n. a woman who runs a brothel.

Etymology
ME bawdstrot f. OF baudetrot, baudestroyt procuress

THESAURUS

Bawd

fancy man, gigolo, harlot, hooker, madam, maquereau, meretrix, moll, nightwalker, pander, panderer, pimp, poule, procurer, procuress, streetwalker, white slaver, whore

ROGET THESAURUS

Bawd

Libertine

N libertine, voluptuary, rake, debauchee, loose fish, rip, rakehell, fast man, intrigant, gallant, seducer, fornicator, lecher, satyr, goat, whoremonger, paillard, adulterer, gay deceiver, Lothario, Don Juan, Bluebeard, chartered libertine, adulteress, advoutress, courtesan, prostitute, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, woman, woman of the town, streetwalker, Cyprian, miss, piece, frail sisterhood, demirep, wench, trollop, trull, baggage, hussy, drab, bitch, jade, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, slut, minx, harridan, unfortunate, unfortunate female, unfortunate woman, woman of easy virtue, wanton, fornicatress, Jezebel, Messalina, Delilah, Thais, Phryne, Aspasia, Lais, lorette, cocotte, petite dame, grisette, demimonde, chippy, sapphist, spiritual wife, white slave, concubine, mistress, doxy, chere amie, bona roba, pimp, procurer, pander, pandar, bawd, conciliatrix, procuress, mackerel, wittol.


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