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  • noun Plural form of flophouse.

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Examples

  • She opened to an article spread with many detailed drawings based on photographs of buildings and their insides: dirty children sleeping on wood floors, drunks in alleys, flophouses filled to the brim with raggedy men, boys in pants tied up with rope.

    Deadly

  • All around the dock, taverns and flophouses crowded, eager to trade easy virtues for hard cash.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Exchange stores are the flophouses of the metals world: resting places for tonnages with nowhere else to go.

    Copper Enters the No-Fly Zone

  • All around the dock, taverns and flophouses crowded, eager to trade easy virtues for hard cash.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • She opened to an article spread with many detailed drawings based on photographs of buildings and their insides: dirty children sleeping on wood floors, drunks in alleys, flophouses filled to the brim with raggedy men, boys in pants tied up with rope.

    Deadly

  • It is a pattern replicated all along the Bowery, as flophouses are gutted or torn down and replaced by luxury offices and apartment buildings.

    Shabby or chic? New York's Bowery House hotel

  • She opened to an article spread with many detailed drawings based on photographs of buildings and their insides: dirty children sleeping on wood floors, drunks in alleys, flophouses filled to the brim with raggedy men, boys in pants tied up with rope.

    Deadly

  • All around the dock, taverns and flophouses crowded, eager to trade easy virtues for hard cash.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Built in the 1920s to accommodate 200 people, The Prince Hotel as it was called then, was one of dozens of flophouses which sprang up on New York's infamous Skid Row to give returning soldiers, down-and-outs and the down-on-their-luck a place to sleep.

    Shabby or chic? New York's Bowery House hotel

  • She opened to an article spread with many detailed drawings based on photographs of buildings and their insides: dirty children sleeping on wood floors, drunks in alleys, flophouses filled to the brim with raggedy men, boys in pants tied up with rope.

    Deadly

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