Dictionary.com

wellhole

[ wel-hohl ]
/ ˈwɛlˌhoʊl /
Save This Word!

noun
the shaft of a well.
a tall, narrow opening surrounded by walls, as a stairwell.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of wellhole

First recorded in 1670–80; well2 + hole
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK