knothole

noun knot·hole \ ˈnät-ˌhōl \

Definition of knothole

: a hole in a board or tree trunk where a knot or branch has come out

Recent Examples of knothole from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'knothole.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of knothole

1726


KNOTHOLE Defined for Kids

knothole

noun knot·hole \ ˈnät-ˌhōl \

Definition of knothole for Students

: a hole in wood where a knot has come out

Learn More about knothole


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up knothole? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to make fruitful or productive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!