Definitions

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  • n. A hole provided for ventilation or breathing
  • n. A hole in ice through which air escapes

Etymologies

air +‎ hole (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You ever hunt for sand crabs, wait for a wave to retreat, then dig real fast where a tiny airhole appears?

    The Life You Longed For

  • [STEP FIVE] Drill an airhole through the wall 2 inches in diameter to vent carbon monoxide buildup.

    Learn Two Snow Shelters That Could Save Your Life

  • You can crush them in their bags, just make an airhole at the top of the bag before crunching them up so you don't pop the bags and cause a nacho cheese explosion in your kitchen.

    wilberteets Diary Entry

  • They ought to have some law to pierce the heart and make sure or an electric clock or a telephone in the coffin and some kind of a canvas airhole.

    Ulysses

  • They have given him an airhole, but in case it closes by mistake Mundy shoves a piece of metal tubing in his mouth before rolling him up in a dusty carpet.

    Absolute Friends

  • Each day feels like being shut in an airless room, each inch won like an airhole I've dug to draw my next breath.

    partygirl Diary Entry

  • Even though he had punched a few airhole: bag, the cat had almost suffocated.

    Cat & Mouse

  • She stared down at an airhole in the sand where some clam was burrowing, wishing she herself could disappear into the cool, dense muck.

    Stranger in the House

  • She heard something more about her mystery to-day, Daddy, and she nearly skated into an airhole -- she was so upset.

    The Outdoor Girls in a Winter Camp Glorious Days on Skates and Ice Boats

  • He digs a hole for himself of no great depth, and the easiest way to take him is to look out for the scarcely perceptible airhole and dig him out; but there are various ways of saving oneself this trouble.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

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