BAWD,noun [Gr., a procurer or procuress.]
A procurer or procuress. A person who keeps a house of prostitution, and conducts criminal intrigues. [Usually applied to females.]
BAWD, verb intransitive To procure; to provide women for lewd purposes.
1. To foul or dirty. [Not in use.]
BAWD'-BORN, adjective Descended from a bawd