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charco

[chahr-koh]
noun, plural char·cos. Southwestern U.S.
  1. a water hole, pool, or puddle.
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Origin of charco

1885–90, Americanism; < American Spanish, Spanish; of obscure origin
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Historical Examples

  • But when he staggered to his feet his first move was to find his soap and towel and start for the /charco/.

    Heart of the West

    O. Henry

  • But when he staggered to his feet his first move was to find his soap and towel and start for the charco.