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highhole

[ hahy-hohl ]
/ ˈhaɪˌhoʊl /
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noun
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Also high·hold·er [hahy-hohl-der]. /ˈhaɪˌhoʊl dər/.

Origin of highhole

1785–95; earlier highwale, hewhole, variant of hickwall
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How to use highhole in a sentence

  • Pages 31, 79, 95: Retained inconsistent spellings of highhole/high-hole.

  • This note of the highhole is irrepressibly exuberant and ringing with energy.

    In the Open|Stanton Davis Kirkham
  • The highhole is in evidence, and his rattling call is calculated to awake the sleepers in that pasture at least.

    In the Open|Stanton Davis Kirkham
  • The most common are: flicker, highhole, yellow-hammer, and golden-winged woodpecker.

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