Definition of foxhole
: a pit dug usually hastily for individual cover from enemy fire
Recent Examples of foxhole from the Web
According to his Medal of Honor citation, Nininger repeatedly forced his way into the enemy's position, attacking with his rifle and hand grenades to kill Japanese snipers and soldiers in several foxholes.
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First Known Use of foxhole
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Definition of foxhole for English Language Learners
: a hole dug for a soldier to sit or lie in for protection from the enemy
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