In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(brothel) prostíbulo masculine(gaming house) casa de juegos femininethey were charged with keeping a disorderly house — se les acusó de regentar un prostíbulo/llevar una casa de juegos
- One set is to be found in the Theatres Act 1968, the other in the common law offences of presenting an indecent exhibition, or keeping a disorderly house.
- In the cities, taverns that catered to the poor, to laborers, and to slaves were much more likely to be prosecuted as ‘disorderly houses’ than those establishments whose patrons were wealthy elites.
- Although only three arrests were made, police issued citations to 445 attendees with a penalty of $968 each for being ‘patrons of a disorderly house.’
- In addition four of the appellants had pleaded guilty either as principals or aiders and abettors to charges of keeping a disorderly house.
- One woman was arrested on suspicion of running a disorderly house while the second was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine.
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