Green’s Dictionary of Slang

bousing-ken n.

also boosing ken, booze ken, boozen-ken, boozing-can, boozing-ken, boozing-kin, bouseing-ken, bouzing-kan, bouzing-ken, bowsing-ken, bowzing-ken, ken boozie
[bouse v. + ken n.1 (1)]

1. [mid-16C–1930s] (UK Und.) an ale-house; latterly a public house.

2. [mid-19C] (US Und.) a coffee-house.