funk hole

noun informal

military a dugout
a job that affords exemption from military service

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Examples from the Web for funk hole

Historical Examples of funk hole

  • It all depends on whether youve got a funk-hole handy, he replied.

    The Rough Road

    William John Locke

  • Six-inch girders to support the concrete roof, and an underground passage as a funk-hole from bombs, shells, and gas.

    Pushed and the Return Push

    George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)

  • Its lovely to come to as a sort of funk-hole of peacebut my holy aunt!What the blazes are you laughing at?

    The Rough Road

    William John Locke

  • Titch, our little Cockney cook, proceeded one day to make us some tea by the aid of four candles in a funk-hole.

  • No gain was made by this sortie and we drew back to our funk-hole position awaiting further developments.