from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hole dug in the ground to hold a fence post.
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- n. A cut feature used to hold a surface timber or stone, usually much deeper than it is wide.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hole dug in the ground to hold a fence post
With his own hands he tossed what was left of her head into the posthole he'd excavated in the woods six or eight weeks earlier.
Or else the truth: Sorry but zero interest in another man, they are too much work and too self-centered and they think you exist for nothing but their own personal convenience, and they can't tell a woman from a rubber blimp or their dick from a posthole digger and they guzzle up the scotch like there's no tomorrow, and they never clean out the ashes after the cozy fireside evenings.
Too much trouble to unload the posthole digger, roll of barbed wire, and assorted tools cluttered in the truck bed.
I fetch the brand-new posthole digger and ask the kids if they want to play in the dirt with me.
Once convinced that the posthole digger is finally picking up sand, I sit cross-legged at the bottom of my spider hole.
The posthole digger slides in and out of the softened ground with ease.
They sunk them posts four foot deep with posthole diggers.
By digging under Bluestone 34 and exposing the posthole or foundation for it, they hope to find bone or other organic material underneath that can be similarly dated -- at B.C.
Three of us – Magen, Jossalyn, and Theresa – found large pieces of glass in their posthole features.
They're using posthole diggers, they're stringing barbed wire and they're saying, we want our border to be secured.
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