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bunghole

[ buhng-hohl ]
/ ˈbʌŋˌhoʊl /
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noun
a hole in a cask through which it is filled.
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Origin of bunghole

First recorded in 1565–75; bung1 + hole
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How to use bunghole in a sentence

  • BUNGHOLE, BUNGHOLE, BUNGHOLE — actually refers to the hole drilled into the side of the barrel, which is then sealed with a cork so you can eventually get your whisky or wine out.

    Don’t Laugh, But Really: What Is a Bunghole?|Madeleine Davies|September 29, 2021|Eater

British Dictionary definitions for bunghole

bunghole
/ (ˈbʌŋˌhəʊl) /

noun
a hole in a cask, barrel, etc, through which liquid can be poured or drained
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