a hole drilled in rock, coal, ore, etc., to hold explosives used in blasting.
Origin of shothole
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Well, it looks like an old wornout picture of the wall beside my desk and the shothole as it appeared.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy