Definition of Gambling house

1. Noun. A public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambling House

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gambiting
gambits
gamble
gambled
gambler
gamblerlike
gamblers
gambles
gambling
gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den
gambling game
gambling hell
gambling house (current term)
gambling system
gamblings
gambo
gamboge
gamboge tree
gambogenic
gambogenic acid
gamboges
gambogian
gambogic
gambogic acid
gambol
gamboled
gamboling

Literary usage of Gambling house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"The offence of keeping and maintaining a gambling house and the offence of being an inmate ... A person may keep a gambling house without being an inmate. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"From the prison and the gambling-house and the house of ill repute the message or the messenger has hither come that might not have elsewhere gone. ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A common gambling house, within the meaning of the statute prohibiting such houses, may consist of a single room rented in a house of many rooms; ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1911)
"In the new act § 2 defines a gambling house to be a building or structure or vessel, ... 1757, under which the keeping of a gambling house can be punished. ..."

5. Leading Cases Simplified: A Collection of the Leading Cases in Criminal Law by John Davison Lawson (1892)
"Keeping a common gambling house is likewise indictable at common law. Simple gaming is not; though in some States it is by statute. ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"The offence of keeping and maintaining a gambling house and the offence of being an inmate ... A person may keep a gambling house without being an inmate. ..."

7. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"From the prison and the gambling-house and the house of ill repute the message or the messenger has hither come that might not have elsewhere gone. ..."

8. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A common gambling house, within the meaning of the statute prohibiting such houses, may consist of a single room rented in a house of many rooms; ..."

9. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1911)
"In the new act § 2 defines a gambling house to be a building or structure or vessel, ... 1757, under which the keeping of a gambling house can be punished. ..."

10. Leading Cases Simplified: A Collection of the Leading Cases in Criminal Law by John Davison Lawson (1892)
"Keeping a common gambling house is likewise indictable at common law. Simple gaming is not; though in some States it is by statute. ..."

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