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In feudal England, a type of tenure by which a tenant was permitted to use real property that belonged to a lord in exchange for the performance of some service, such as providing young women for the use and pleasure of the lord.

An individual who, for a fee, supplies another individual with a prostitute for sexual purposes. To pander, or cater to the sexual desires of others in exchange for money.




n. a person who procures a prostitute for customers or vice versa, sharing the profits of the woman's activities. Supposedly he provides protection for the prostitutes, but quite often he will threaten, brutalize, rape, cheat and induce drug addiction of his women. A pimp commits the crime of pandering. (See: prostitution, pander, panderer)

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During the raid we have arrested 9 prostitutes and two pimps," said Rahman in Udaipur.
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MethodologyThe difficulty of obtaining reliable data is partly to blame for the dearth of empirical analysis on the subject, but by using publicly available information from the Chicago Police Department and, more importantly, the help of pimps and prostitutes to detail the transaction data of over 2,200 tricks performed by about 160 prostitutes, the authors were afforded a rare glimpse into the business of prostitution, as well as a unique window to view the workings of the inner city that may have been difficult to reveal otherwise.