charco

[ chahr-koh ]
/ ˈtʃɑr koʊ /
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noun, plural char·cos. Southwestern U.S.

a water hole, pool, or puddle.

Nearby words

  1. charango,
  2. charas,
  3. charbroiled,
  4. charcas,
  5. charchemish,
  6. charcoal,
  7. charcoal burner,
  8. charcoal grey,
  9. charcoal rot,
  10. charcoal-burner

Origin of charco

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

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Examples from the Web for charco

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

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