foxhole

[foks-hohl]
noun
a small pit, usually for one or two soldiers, dug as a shelter in a battle area.

Origin:
1915–20; fox + hole

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foxhole (ˈfɒksˌhəʊl)
 
n
military a small pit dug during an action to provide individual shelter against hostile fire

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Word Origin & History

foxhole
O.E. fol-hol a foxs den, from fox + hole. Military sense is from World War I.
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Example sentences
They say you should never be in a foxhole with someone braver than you.
They are in the foxhole together in bad times, and they high-five it in good
  times.
He seldom is inconvenienced with visits to the media foxhole or the awards
  table.
He's the kind of guy you want in the foxhole with you.
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