carpet joint

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carpet joint (plural carpet joints)

  1. (Canada, US, slang) An attractive casino with decorative carpets etc.
    Synonym: rug joint
    Coordinate term: sawdust joint
    • 2014, Paul A. Tenkotte, James C. Claypool, The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky, page 385:
      Most of the carpet joints were run by the mobsters and local henchmen associated with the Mayfield Road Gang, but Peter Schmidt's Playtorium and Glenn Rendezvous were also included.