Green’s Dictionary of Slang

punch house n.

[house n.1 (1); orig. the provision of alcoholic punch at such establishments but underpinned by punch v. (1)]

1. a brothel, or a tavern that doubles as such.

[UK]B.E. Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Punch-houses Bawdy-houses.
[UK]New Canting Dict. [as cit. c.1698].
[UK]Bailey Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. c.1698].

2. (US black) a party frequented by pimps and their women, usu. an orgy.

[US]R. Klein Jailhouse Jargon and Street Sl. [unpub. ms.].