Definition of Gambling hell
1. Noun. A public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business).
Category relationships: Business, Business Enterprise, Commercial Enterprise
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice, Business Establishment, Place Of Business
Specialized synonyms: Casino, Gambling Casino
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Literary usage of Gambling hell
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sham Squire: And the Informers of 1798. With a View of Their by William John Fitzpatrick (1866)
"The gambling hell.—Inefficiency of the Police.—Magisterial Delinquencies Exposed.—Watchmen and Watches. — Mr Gonne's Chronometer.—Juggling Judges. ..."
2. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1889)
"Among the Chinese at Midnight—Lotteries—Chinese Shops—A Typical Cookshop—" The Grand Secret"—A gambling hell—A Barber at Work—" Nance " going Home—Opium ..."
3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1887)
"Among the Chinese at Midnight—Lotteries—Chinese Shops—A Typical Cookshop—"The Grand Secret"—A gambling hell—A Barber at Work—" Nance " going Home—Opium ..."
4. Reminiscences of a Ranger: Or, Early Times in Southern California by Horace Bell (1881)
"A Reminiscence of San Francisco—The El Dorado—A Great gambling hell—Clayt Sinclair and His High Belting—The Diamond Cluster ..."
5. Sam Jones' Own Book: A Series of Sermons Collected and Edited Under the by Sam Porter Jones (1887)
"Every lewd house in this city is bottomed on your bar-rooms; every gambling hell in this town is bottomed on your bar-rooms; and when you put whisky out of ..."
6. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1876)
"To say of one, "He makes his money easy ; he keeps a gambling place," or to say of him, " He makes his money easy ; he keeps a gambling hell," is equivalent ..."
7. The Reformed Quarterly Review by Thomas G. Apple (1896)
"A moralist has well said: ' There is not a demoralizing league in this city but is bottomed on liquor; there is not a gambling hell but is bottomed on ..."