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call house

a house or apartment used by prostitutes for arranging or keeping assignations.
a place at which call girls await telephone calls from customers.
Origin of call house
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • For this consideration he was allowed to call house and land after his own name, but was forbidden to cut down timber.

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call house

noun phrase

A brothel, esp one where a prostitute may be engaged by telephone: that call joint (1910+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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