Definition of Bagnio

1. Noun. A building where prostitutes are available.




2. Noun. A building containing public baths.
Exact synonyms: Bathhouse
Generic synonyms: House
Specialized synonyms: Sudatorium, Sudatory

Definition of Bagnio

1. n. A house for bathing, sweating, etc.; -- also, in Turkey, a prison for slaves.

Definition of Bagnio

1. Noun. brothel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bagnio

1. a brothel [n -NIOS] - See also: brothel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bagnio

baghouses
baghs
bagladies
baglady
baglama
baglamas
bagless
baglike
baglo
bagmaking
bagman
bagmen
bagmoth
bagmoths
bagna càuda
bagnio (current term)
bagnios
bagpipe
bagpiped
bagpipelike
bagpiper
bagpipers
bagpipes
bagpiping
bags
bags of bones
bagsed
bagses
bagsful
bagsie

Literary usage of Bagnio

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Baptism by Robert Robinson (1817)
"Each house has a bagnio, which consists generally in two or three ... A publick bagnio is described thus (7) : " I went to the bagnio about ten o'clock. ..."

2. Train and Bank Robbers of the West: A Romantic But Faithful Story of by Augustus C. Appler (1882)
"One moonlight night Frank and five others of the band we're detailed to lay siege to a notorious bagnio four miles east of Wellington in Lafayette county. ..."

3. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1881)
"... Sir Hans Sloane—A Poetical Doctor—Monsey and his Practical Dentistry—The Cauliflower Club: the President's Chair—The bagnio in Bath Street—Cock Lane and ..."

4. The Greek and the Turk; Or, Powers and Prospects in the Levant by Eyre Evans Crowe (1853)
"CHAPTER XXL THE bagnio. WHAT is most trim in Turkish establishments at Constantinople, is the fleet, the navy, all the naval offices, and officers. ..."

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