crack house

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crack house

A building, often one that is run-down, where crack and other drugs are commonly sold and used. I'd steer clear of that place on the corner—it really looks like a crack house.
See also: crack, house

crack house

n. a house or dwelling where crack (sense 7) is sold and used. (Drugs.) In one dilapidated neighborhood, there is a crack house on every block.
See also: crack, house
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POLICE have secured a crack-house closure on a Midland flat.
Following his first offering, My Booky Wook, which documented his sex, drugs and alcohol addictions in 2007, the latest covers the past few years, charting his rise from "crack-house junky to Hollywood star" and his quest forr true love, which features thousands of encounters with women en route and ends with pop star Katy Perry, to whom he is now engaged.
The order, which excludes Mr Osbourne from being within one mile of the flats, comes after Coventry Police secured a 'crack-house closure' at the same flat through Coventry Magistrates Court.
Crack-house closure orders, educational activities and poster competitions will be part of the campaign.
A NOTORIOUS North Wales crack-house is to remain closed for another three months.
It was the third high-profile closure of a crack-house in North Wales Police's central division in recent years after similar evictions in Col-wyn Bay and Rhyl.
ACTOR Wesley Snipes has been cleared of fathering a baby as a result of an alleged liaison in a crack-house.
At this rate by 25, she'll be a granny with six kids, married to Candice who, in order to have a child of her own will be impregnated with the frozen sperm of Stanley Ogden and give birth to three flying ducks round the back of Norris Cole's crack-house.
Beatty's bellicose political satire is a sophisticated piece of film-making, treating media circuses with sarcastic disdain, crack-house gangstas with deep disappointment, and conservative politics and corporate business racketeers with clearly heart-felt contempt.
One day the principal was busily drawing the curtains across the windows--the police had just called to warn her that they were going to raid a crack-house not far up the road, and that she had best close the drapes to protect her young charges.
Solicitor Stephen Mooney, who made the application on behalf of the police, told the court: "It is known as a crack-house order and is aimed at properties which have become drug dens."
He met community workers at the Watch (Working Actively to Change Hillfields) centre before visiting a crack-house closed by police in December.
He cited the closure of the crack-house in Wright Street, Hillfields, as an example of how powers under the Antisocial Behaviour Act could be used to alleviate problems caused by nightmare neighbours.
Initially focusing on mugging, it will expand to target illegal weapons, street drug-dealing and crack-houses, which Mr Blunkett described as the "drivers" of street crime.
Officers executed a seriS es of warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act, slamming the door shut on several cannabis factories and crack-houses.