water hole

noun

Definition of water hole

1 : a natural hole or hollow containing water
2 : a hole in a surface of ice

Examples of water hole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Strickland picks up Wilson on his motorcycle to go swimming at an Austin water hole and then get food. Fox News, 2 July 2022 Strickland picks up Wilson on his motorcycle to go swimming at an Austin water hole and then get food. Fox News, 2 July 2022 Strickland picks up Wilson on his motorcycle to go swimming at an Austin water hole and then get food. Fox News, 2 July 2022 Strickland picks up Wilson on his motorcycle to go swimming at an Austin water hole and then get food. Fox News, 2 July 2022 Strickland picks up Wilson on his motorcycle to go swimming at an Austin water hole and then get food. Fox News, 15 June 2022 The right fork heads to a rustic corral and a sizable water hole called Hunting Tank. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 27 May 2022 This exclusive lodge which accommodates only 27 people has a magnificent setting right next to a water hole, where a variety of animals come to drink, offering unique sightings of animals throughout the day and night. Shelby Knick, Forbes, 19 May 2022 The plants and creatures were fossilized when iron-rich groundwater drained into a billabong, or water hole. Katie Hunt, CNN, 7 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of water hole

1653, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of water hole was in 1653

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Last Updated

11 Aug 2022

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“Water hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20hole. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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