Definition of Opium den
1. Noun. A building where opium is sold and used.
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Literary usage of Opium den
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1. Through America: Or, Nine Months in the United States by Walter Gore Marshall (1881)
"... found keeping an opium- den, but a penalty also attaches to a white man if he is found entering one,—we placed ourselves under the a:gis of a cicerone, ..."
2. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"Farther along was a curtain which hung over the entrance "HITTING THF. PIPE." SCENE IN AN opium den ON MOTT STREET. of the smoking-room. ..."
3. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"(This photograph was made by flash-light In a Chinese opium den on Pell street when th« smoker was supposed to be fast asleep. ..."
4. Travel and Talk, 1885-93-95: My Hundred Thousand Miles of Travel Through by Hugh Reginald Haweis (1897)
"Half of the musicians, indeed, seemed asleep, but they played and smelt on. Pardon the digression. I was just going into an opium den. ..."
5. When We Were Strolling Players in the East by Louise Jordan Miln (1894)
"CHAPTER XIII AN opium den IN SHANGHAI THERE are two Shanghais. New Shanghai is under the control of three Western powers. Over one section of it floats the ..."
6. Round London, Down East and Up West by Montagu Williams (1893)
"... in the hands of the Philistines—A modern Babel—The Thames Tunnel —" The Forty Thieves "—" Paddy's Goose "—I visit the neighbourhood—An opium den—"Amok! ..."