drawhole

[ draw-hohl ]
/ ˈdrɔˌhoʊl /

noun Mining.

a funnel-shaped vertical opening cut at the bottom of a stope, which permits the loading of ore into conveyances in the passageways below.

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Also called glory hole, mill hole.

Origin of drawhole

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