Examples from the Web for manhole
One of the primary reasons the FMCSA gave for the shutdown was the manhole cover incident.The Government’s Cheap, Dishonest Campaign Against the Chinatown Bus Industry|Jim Epstein|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From the modern chastity belt to a bag that disguises as a manhole, Soraya Roberts on the growing trend of protective fashion.
She also designed an emergency "manhole bag," a flat purse that could be thrown on the ground to double as a sewer.
The only escape available to him appears in the form of a manhole, through which he escapes underground.American Nightmare: Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’ at 60|Nathaniel Rich|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Inch by inch they forced the manhole covering back, and finally they emerged into the open air and closed the covering again.The Black Star|Johnston McCulley
Then he began to cry, resting his head on his arms, that were crossed in front of the manhole of the kayak.
Even the manhole, leading to the turret, could be kept open only for short periods.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
The cast-iron mouth-piece of manhole fractured from insufficient strength, and allowed lid and upper flange to blow off.Records of Steam Boiler Explosions|Edward Bindon Marten
This time he met with better success, for he managed to get through the manhole above without striking his head against the rocks.The Iron Boys in the Mines|James R. Mears