from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wolf's den; figuratively, a pit dug as a part of a line of defenses upon a military position. See the extract.
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I saw some down in a dark deep gully, and went to fetch it; when I found myself all alone and unarmed in front of a hideous wolf-hole.
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