cave-in

noun
\ ˈkāv-ˌin \

Definition of cave-in 

1 : the action of caving in

2 : a place where earth has caved in

First Known Use of cave-in

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cave-in was in 1860

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cave-in

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cave-in

: an occurrence in which something (such as the roof or walls of a building or cave) suddenly falls down or inward

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