gashouse [gas′hous΄ ]
GASWORKS: formerly used figuratively to suggest slum areas, rowdiness, etc.

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  • gashouse — noun Date: 1840 gasworks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gashouse — /gas hows /, n., pl. gashouses / how ziz/. gasworks. [1875 80, Amer.; GAS + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • gashouse — gas•house [[t]ˈgæsˌhaʊs[/t]] n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] cvb gasworks …   From formal English to slang

  • gashouse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : gasworks; sometimes : a building in which gas is made (as for heating or illumination) * * * /gas hows /, n., pl. gashouses / how ziz/. gasworks. [1875 80, Amer.; GAS + HOUSE] …   Useful english dictionary

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