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Definition of Hole

Hole

  1. Whole.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. To cut, dig, or bore a hole or holes in; as, to hole a post for the insertion of rails or bars.
  5. To drive into a hole, as an animal, or a billiard ball.
  6. To go or get into a hole.
  7. 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.
  8. At Eton College, England, that part of the floor of the court between the step and the pepperbox.

Hole Quotations

One thing about championship teams is that they're resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.
Nick Saban

Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
Auguste Rodin

The Holocaust, taken by itself, is a black hole. To look at it directly is to be swallowed up by it.
David Novak

A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him, cutting through the sleeve and passing through his chest from shoulder to shoulder. There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest. I have never mended that hole in my sleeve.
Clara Barton

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
Lucretius
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Hole Translations

hole in Afrikaans is lek, sloot, gat
hole in Danish is hul
hole in Dutch is groef, gracht, kuil, groeve, greppel
hole in German is Markierung, Loch
hole in Italian is fossa
hole in Latin is foramen, cavus
hole in Norwegian is hull
hole in Portuguese is furo
hole in Spanish is agujero, zanja, hornacho
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