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A brothel.

Etymology: Since the Elizabethan era, nun has been slang for a prostitute (ref. William Faulkner, "Requiem for a Nun"), and a nunnery referred to a brothel.

See also: Abbess, Bordello, Brothel, Nun, Whorehouse
"Polly Adler, in her memoir 'A House is Not a Home,' tells of her time as the abbess of the Big Town's poshest nunnery."

Walter Winchell, 1953
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1. slang for "whorehouse" in the times of shakespeare
2. a convent
"get thee to a nunnery!"
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1: Slang term for convent; itz wea da nun's crib at.
2: The act of living your life in poverty, chastity and obedience. To act like a nun.
1:"It's right past that nunnery on the left."
2:"We don't take kindly to nunnery 'round here!"
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