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The meaning of "flea pit"

" Flea pit "
Meaning:
A downmarket cinema - allegedly verminous.
Example:
When we were kids we used to go to the local flea pit every saturday to watch B-movies.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, mid 20th century.
Where is it used?:
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