Green’s Dictionary of Slang

shebang n.

[SE shebang, a hut, a dwelling, one’s quarters]

1. [mid-19C–1900s] a vehicle.

2. [mid-19C+] (US) a house, a home, a dwelling place, a shop.

3. [late 19C] (orig. US ) a saloon, a bar.

4. [late 19C–1900s] (US) a thing, an object.

5. [20C+] an event.

6. [1940s–50s] (US Und.) a criminal rendezvous.

7. [1940s–50s] (UK/US Und.) a prison cell.

8. see shebeen n.