shot house
 n.— «In two places on the Bowery and one on Park Row arrests were made and alleged liquor confiscated. The police say that the three places were “shot houses” where liquor is sold at 5, 10 or 15 cents a drink.» —“Liquor Toll Inquiry Ordered By Tuttle” New York Times Oct. 10, 1928. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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