post hole


post hole
noun
a hole dug in the ground to hold a fence post
Syn: ↑posthole
Hypernyms: ↑hole

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post hole noun (archaeology)
A hole sunk in the ground to take a fence post, roof support, etc
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Main Entry:post

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