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chuckhole

[ chuhk-hohl ]
/ ˈtʃʌkˌhoʊl /
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noun Chiefly Midland U.S.

a hole or pit in a road or street; pothole.

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Origin of chuckhole

First recorded in 1830–40; chuck1 + hole
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Example sentences from the Web for chuckhole

  • The very next day we began dancing and singing and taking turns at the chuckhole bar.

    Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
  • This was an enormous one two feet in diameter, with a chuckhole before it, formed by the efforts of the teams to mount the log.

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