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mudhole

[muhd-hohl] /ˈmʌdˌhoʊl/
noun
1.
a depression in which mud collects.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55, Americanism; mud + hole
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  • Four boys have already climbed from the mudhole and are putting on their clothes.
  • It is more likely that the lake would be drained for nothing and everyone would be upset about the resulting mudhole.
Word Origin and History for mudhole
n.

1780, from mud (n.) + hole (n.).

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