accommodation houses

British nickname for brothels

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • accommodation house —    obsolete a brothel    • A place where male lust was accommodated:     ... took him along to one of the accommodation houses in Haymarket and got him paired off with a whore. (Fraser, 1973, writing in 19th century style)    See also house of… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • accommodation lands — Land bought by a builder or speculator, who erects houses thereon, and then leases portions thereof upon an improved ground rent …   Black's law dictionary

  • New Orphan Houses, Ashley Down, Bristol — The New Orphan Houses, Ashley Down, commonly known as the Muller Homes, were an orphanage in the district of Ashley Down, in the north of Bristol. They were built between 1849 and 1870 by the Prussian evangelist George Müller to show the world… …   Wikipedia

  • British post-war temporary prefab houses — were the major part of the delivery plan envisaged by war time Prime Minister Winston Churchill in March 1944, and legally outlined in the Housing (Temporary Accommodation) Act 1944, to address the United Kingdom s post–World War II housing… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Leeds accommodation — Contents 1 Catered 1.1 Bodington Hall 1.2 Charles Morris Hall 1.3 Devonshire Hall 1.4 Ellerslie Hall …   Wikipedia

  • Rowton Houses — were a chain of hostels built in London, England by the Victorian philanthropist Lord Rowton to provide decent accommodation for working men in place of the squalid lodging houses of the time.George Orwell, in Down Out In Paris and London , wrote …   Wikipedia

  • Cumbala Houses — (Алачати,Турция) Категория отеля: Адрес: 2080 Sokak no:1/1 Hacı Memis Mahallesi, 359 …   Каталог отелей

  • Local Authority Accommodation — has been provided in Ireland by the various County Councils and City Corporations along with Urban District Councils.In Dublin the most visible is the Ballymun Flats near Dublin Airport. Estates of houses have been built around the country at… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross Houses — Coordinates: 52°39′46″N 2°40′55″W / 52.662778°N 2.681944°W / 52.662778; 2.681944 …   Wikipedia

  • Supported Accommodation Assistance Program — The Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) is aimed at reducing homelessness in Australia. SAAP started in 1985 when Commonwealth and State/Territory funding programs were brought together. The object of the new arrangement was to… …   Wikipedia

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