1. a brothel, or a place frequented by prostitutes.
|Pleasant Notes III ii 76: Those Countries were better furnished with She-Nurseries and Seminaries of no Religion.|
|Eng. Rogue I 133: I caused the Coachman to drive me to one of the principal Nurseries of Venus, Whetstones Park.|
|London Jilt pt 2 42: A certain Tavern in Covent Garden which had the reputation of a [...] great Nursery of Gallantry.|
|Festivous Notes III ii 116: He imagined this place contained a she-nursery.|
2. the vagina.
|My Secret Life (1966) IX 1837: I [...] occasionally visited one or two nurseries of Venus, tho on the whole was true and chaste.|
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|