Definitions starting with C

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cave-hole

[of OED cave a hollow place opening more or less horizontally under the ground] n. a very deep hole: 1832 Our oldest Mare Colt Blass fell into a Cavehole (Farquharson 26). 1936 I hop in cave hole (Dupuch 54). (Gen.)

Tags: geography, noun

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Last update: 2010-12-21 16:43
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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