crack house

a place where the drug crack is pre-pared, sold or consumed
► 'In the depressed inner-city areas of Los Angeles or New York, crack is frequently consumed in "crack houses" or "rock houses" - derelict buildings, often occu-pied by squatters, where addicts can buy and consume the drug.' (Sunday Times, 10 September 1989)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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