"grow house"

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Mon Mar 12 19:07:47 UTC 2007

I've heard "grow house" (or "growhouse") as a synonym
for "greenhouse" since the 50's.

--- Charles Doyle <cdoyle at UGA.EDU> wrote:

> I recently heard on a local news broadcast from
> Atlanta about a narcotics raid in a residential
> neighborhood of a nearby town. Residents of the
> subdivision were astonished to discover that a GROW
> HOUSE was located on their street. In the ediface so
> designated, quantities of high-grade marijuana were
> being cultivated.
> UrbanDictionary.com does not record "grow
> house"--though Google exemplifies it amply.
> --Charlie
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