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n. 1. [cf. CAVE-HOLE and Scots hole cover, shelter CSD, from an older form akin to German Höhle cave] cave: 1918 A tiger saw her, and he went and took her and carry her in a hole (Parsons 37). (Gen.)

2. [Atlantic; Brit. dial. North idem EDD] grave: When they put me in the hole, I gon go straight to my good Lord (Acklins). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-22 02:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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