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manhole

noun man·hole \ˈman-ˌhōl\

: a covered hole in a street that a person can go down into to do work under the street

Full Definition of MANHOLE

:  a hole through which one may go especially to gain access to an underground or enclosed structure
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First Known Use of MANHOLE

1793
MANHOLE Defined for Kids

manhole

noun man·hole \ˈman-ˌhōl\

Definition of MANHOLE for Kids

:  a covered hole (as in a street) large enough to let a person pass through

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