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Prostitution

Pros`ti`tu´tion
n.1.The act or practice of prostituting or offering the body to an indiscriminate intercourse with men; common lewdness of a woman.
2.The act of setting one's self to sale, or of devoting to infamous purposes what is in one's power; as, the prostitution of abilities; the prostitution of the press.
Noun1.prostitution - offering sexual intercourse for pay
Synonyms: harlotry, whoredom

PROSTITUTION. The common lewdness of a woman for gain.
     2. In all well regulated communities this has been considered a heinous offence, for which the woman may be punished, and the keeper of a house of prostitution may be indicted for keeping a common nuisance.
     3. So much does the law abhor this offence, that a landlord cannot recover for the use and occupation of a house let for the purpose of prostitution. 1 Esp. Cas. 13; 1 Bos. & Pull. 340, n.
     4. In a figurative sense, it signifies the bad use which a corrupt judge makes of the law, by making it subservient to his interest; as, the prostitution of the law, the prostitution of justice.

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