hole-and-corner

adjective
hole-and-cor·​ner | \ ˈhōl-ən(d)-ˈkȯr-nər How to pronounce hole-and-corner (audio) \

Definition of hole-and-corner

1 : being or carried on in a place away from public view : clandestine

First Known Use of hole-and-corner

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hole-and-corner was in 1833

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“Hole-and-corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hole-and-corner. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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