punch house n.
1. a brothel, or a tavern that doubles as such.
|Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Punch-houses Bawdy-houses.|
|New Canting Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|, , ,||Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
2. (US black) a party frequented by pimps and their women, usu. an orgy.
|Jailhouse Jargon and Street Sl. [unpub. ms.].|