grind house

noun

Definition of grind house

: an often shabby movie theater having continuous showings especially of pornographic or violent films

First Known Use of grind house

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Grind house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grind%20house. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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