hole-and-corner

adjective

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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“Hole-and-corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hole-and-corner. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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