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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

To survive, you've got to keep wheedling your way. You can't just sit there and fight against odds when it's not going to work. You have to turn a corner, dig a hole, go through a tunnel - and find a way to keep moving.
Twyla Tharp

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
George Will

Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking.
Wangari Maathai

My ace in the hole as a human being used to be my capacity for remembering birthdays. I worked at it. Whenever I made a new friend, I made a point of finding out his or her birthday early on, and I would record it in my Filofax calendar.
Susan Orlean
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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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