blind pig

blind pig
   an unlicensed place for the consumption of intoxicants
   Hidden from the pigs, or police, perhaps?
    Howitson had raided it as long ago as February, 1966, and had discovered that it was, in fact, the front for a blind pig. (Lacey, 1986)

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