rathole

noun

Definition of rathole 

1a : a rat's burrow

b : a hole gnawed by a rat

2a : a narrow opening, tunnel, or passageway

b : a cramped space (as for storage or living quarters) especially : one that is oppressive or filthy cooped up in a rathole like this — Jack Ward

3 : a seemingly bottomless or unfillable hole his last pile of money … went down the rathole when he tried to save an old friend from bankruptcy— Stanley Walker

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