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foxhole

[ foks-hohl ]
/ ˈfɒksˌhoʊl /
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noun
a small pit, usually for one or two soldiers, dug as a shelter in a battle area.
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Origin of foxhole

First recorded in 1915–20; fox + hole
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British Dictionary definitions for foxhole

foxhole
/ (ˈfɒksˌhəʊl) /

noun
military a small pit dug during an action to provide individual shelter against hostile fire
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