1. An ideal site for leaving murder victims, stripped stolen cars, etc. 2. A railroad or subway station, or any place where crowds leave a common carrier, as pickpockets' field of operations. 3. A house or buildings, especially a run-down structure. 4. A buyer of stolen goods. 5. Inmates term of contempt for any penal establishment. 6. Any low-grade establishment; a joint.

- american underworld dictionary - 1950