American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See pothole.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The small hole in the ground into which the farthing is to be thrown in the game of chuck-farthing; also, the game itself.
- n. US a pothole
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a deep hole in a wagon rut.
- n. a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering especially in a road surface.
- n. a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)
- Probably from chuck1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Bronco seemed to hit every bump and chuckhole on the road home.”
“Chase shouted at his younger sister as she drove straight over a chuckhole.”
“Forty-two She didn't raise her head until the Blazer jounced over a chuckhole.”
“I tried to raise myself forward to keep the pressure off my wrists, but each chuckhole in the road sent me back into the seat and another dig into my skin.”
“The Duke was the Air Force's leading expert on covert low-level missions, and it was said that he could "bull's-eye a chuckhole in a Kansas tornado at midnight.”
“The very next day we began dancing and singing and taking turns at the chuckhole bar.”
“Tim, who had unslung his rope, aimin 'to help the hosses out of the chuckhole, snatched her off the horn, and with one of the prettiest twenty-foot flip throws I ever see done he snaked old Texas Pete right out of his wicky-up, gun and all.”
“The government needs a reasonable amount of time to repair the chuckhole.”
“stenciled onto the doors jounced over a chuckhole.”
“At each chuckhole and rough patch in the road, Trace’s bruised and battered muscles protested the further abuse.”
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