house\ of\ ill\ fame


house\ of\ ill\ fame
• house of ill fame
• house of ill repute
n. phr.
A bordello; a brothel.

At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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