air hole

noun
variants: or airhole \ ˈer-​ˌhōl How to pronounce air hole (audio) \

Definition of air hole

: a hole to admit or discharge air

First Known Use of air hole

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Air hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20hole. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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