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trap house

or trap·house

[ trap-hous ]
/ ˈtræp ˌhaʊs /
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noun
Slang. a place where illicit drugs are bought, sold, or used.
a shelter from which the clay pigeons are released in trapshooting.
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Origin of trap house

First recorded in 1940–45 (trapshooting shelter); and in 2005–10 (place to buy drugs, with reference to drugs as an inescapable “trap”); trap1 + house
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