a brothel
   Also as flash-house or -panney, where you would find a flash-tail, -girl or -woman, if that was your ambition:
    ... at last struck home at a likely flash-ken where they were keeping it up to some tune. (Fraser, 1997 — supposedly they were 'keeping up' no more than wine and song)
    ... keeping a cold eye on the more obvious thieves and flash- tails. (Fraser, 1977, writing again in 19th-century style)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ken Cuccinelli — Cuccinelli in March 2010 Attorney General of Virginia Incumbent Assumed office …   Wikipedia

  • Ken Bolton — (born 1949) is an Australian poet and art critic.Bolton was born in Sydney and studied fine arts at the University of Sydney, where he also tutored.cite web title = Ken Bolton Contents Page publisher = Australian Literature Resources url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Flash Elorde — Fiche d’identité Nom complet Gabriel Elorde Surnom Flash Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ken Domon — Birth name 土門 拳 Born 25 October 1909(1909 10 25) Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan Died 15 September 1990( …   Wikipedia

  • Ken Buchanan — Fiche d’identité Nom complet Ken Buchanan Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Flash (comics) — Infobox comics set index imagesize= 212 caption= Jay Garrick, Bart Allen, and Wally West on the cover to The Flash (vol. 2) #208. Art by Michael Turner. code name=Flash publisher= DC Comics debut= Flash Comics #1 (January 1940) creators= Gardner… …   Wikipedia

  • Flash Gordon (film) — Infobox Film name = Flash Gordon caption = Film poster by Richard Amsel director = Mike Hodges writer = Characters: Alex Raymond Adaptation: Michael Allin Screenplay: Lorenzo Semple Jr. starring = Sam J. Jones Melody Anderson Topol Timothy Dalton …   Wikipedia

  • Ken Saro-Wiwa — Kenule Ken Beeson Saro Wiwa (October 10, 1941 ndash; November 10, 1995) was a Nigerian author, television producer, and environmentalist. He was the son of Chief Jim Wiwa. Saro Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority whose… …   Wikipedia

  • Ken Norton — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Norton. Ken Norton Fiche d’identité Nom complet Kenneth Howard Norton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ken Ishikawa — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ishikawa. Ken Ishikawa (石川賢, Ishikawa Ken?), de son vrai nom Ishikawa Ken ichi (石川賢一 …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”