Origin of whoredom
- Middle English hordom from Old Norse hōrdōmr kā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English horedom, hordom, from Old Norse hÃ³rdÃ³mr, ultimately corresponding to whore +"Ž -dom. Cognate with Swedish hordom (“whoredom"), Middle Dutch hoerdom (“whoredom").