pesthole

noun
pest·​hole | \ ˈpest-ˌhōl How to pronounce pesthole (audio) \

Definition of pesthole

: a place liable to epidemic disease

First Known Use of pesthole

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Pesthole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pesthole. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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