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stokehole

[ stohk-hohl ]
/ ˈstoʊkˌhoʊl /
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noun
Also stoke·hold [stohk-hohld]. /ˈstoʊkˌhoʊld/. fireroom.
a hole in a furnace through which the fire is stoked.
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Origin of stokehole

First recorded in 1650–60; stoke1 + hole
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British Dictionary definitions for stokehole

stokehole
/ (ˈstəʊkˌhəʊl) /

noun
another word for stokehold
a hole in a furnace through which it is stoked
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