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finger hole

noun
1.
one of a set of holes for the finger on the rotating dial of a telephone.
2.
one of two holes or more on a bowling ball for holding the ball.
3.
one of a series of holes on a wind instrument for changing the pitch by being opened or closed.
Origin of finger hole
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • Gloria fumbled a second with the gun, located the finger hole, sent a spurt of light flying across the room.

    The Onslaught from Rigel Fletcher Pratt

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