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mudhole

[ muhd-hohl ]
/ ˈmʌdˌhoʊl /
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noun

a depression in which mud collects.

Nearby words

mudfat, mudfish, mudflap, mudflow, mudguard, mudhole, mudir, mudlark, mudlump, mudminnow, mudpack

Origin of mudhole

An Americanism dating back to 1745–55; mud + hole
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Word Origin and History for mudhole

mudhole


n.

1780, from mud (n.) + hole (n.).

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