Origin of hooch1
Definition for hootch (2 of 2)
noun Military Slang.
- a prostitute's dwelling.
- any place, as a house, room, or shack, where a serviceman sets up housekeeping with a local woman.
Examples from the Web for hootch
Provin and Adams will blow the blues in their laugh skit "Hootch Mon!"Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
They found a dollar's worth of hootch would get more from the savages than a dollar's worth of anything else; so they used whisky.The Great Gold Rush|W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
Its because they aint got no brainsat least, what theyve got are addled with hootch.The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
Always he brought a bottle, and the excellent "hootch," as he called it, did much to make our lives bearable.Adventures in Swaziland|Owen Rowe O'Neil
Why, you poor dumb thing, Jake runs Canadian hootch for a livin' and Leverett's a trap thief!The Flaming Jewel|Robert W. Chambers