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hole, the

Slang definitions & phrases for hole, the

hole, the


  1. Solitary confinement or a cell used for it; bing: I was slapped with the organizing label and put in the ''hole''/ I was thrown in the hole for it (1535+ Prison)
  2. A subway (1950s+ Underworld)

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ace in the hole, in the hole

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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