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English → English (gcide) Definition: Hole and corner Hole \Hole\ (h[=o]l), n. [OE. hol, hole, AS. hol, hole, cavern, from hol, a., hollow; akin to D. hol, OHG. hol, G. hohl, Dan. huul hollow, hul hole, Sw. h[*a]l, Icel. hola; prob. from the root of AS. helan to conceal. See Hele, Hell, and cf. Hold of a ship.] 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure. [1913 Webster] The holes where eyes should be. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The blind walls Were full of chinks and holes. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] The priest took a chest, and bored a hole in the lid. --2 Kings xii. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. An excavation in the ground, made by an animal to live in, or a natural cavity inhabited by an animal; hence, a low, narrow, or dark lodging or place; a mean habitation. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The foxes have holes, . . . but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. --Luke ix. 58. 3. (Games) (a) A small cavity used in some games, usually one into which a marble or ball is to be played or driven; hence, a score made by playing a marble or ball into such a hole, as in golf. (b) (Fives) At Eton College, England, that part of the floor of the court between the step and the pepperbox. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Syn: Hollow; concavity; aperture; rent; fissure; crevice; orifice; interstice; perforation; excavation; pit; cave; den; cell. [1913 Webster] Hole and corner, clandestine, underhand. [Colloq.] “The wretched trickery of hole and corner buffery.” --Dickens. Hole board (Fancy Weaving), a board having holes through which cords pass which lift certain warp threads; -- called also compass board. [1913 Webster]

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