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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Officers executed a seriS es of warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act, slamming the door shut on several cannabis factories and crack-houses.
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.