Origin of knothole
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Examples from the Web for knothole
If Seth had arrived he could shout through that knothole and possibly be heard.The Woman-Haters
Joseph C. Lincoln
No nephew of mine is going to grow up and be a knothole audience.Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy
George W. Peck
Only the boy, peering through the knothole, was tense and vibrant.
Grim of face, the boy took his stand once more at the knothole.
From now on, day and night, there will be a cat at the knothole, and 'ware mouse!The Million Dollar Mystery
- a hole in a piece of wood where a knot has been
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Word Origin and History for knothole
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