What is Bawd?

Legal Definition
One who procures opportunities for persons of opposite sexes to cohabit in an illicit manner; who may be, while exercising the trade of a bawd, perfectly innocent of committing in his or her own proper person the crime either of adultery or of fornication. See Dyer v. Morris, 4 Mo. 216.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A panderer.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary