the hole

noun

1
US, informal : a prison cell where a prisoner who is being punished is kept alone : solitary confinement
He spent a month in the hole.
2
baseball : the area between the shortstop and third baseman
He hit a sharp ground ball into the hole.

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“The hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20hole. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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