Definitions

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  • n. The mouth or entrance of a cave.

Etymologies

cave +‎ mouth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They reached the cavemouth, where an old woman sat waiting, her white hair fluttering in the slight breeze.

    Lion Of Macedon

  • I used my foot to turn it over, and the head rolled back in the. direction of the cavemouth.

    Sign of Chaos

  • Backlighted by the distant cavemouth I beheld three figures on the floor of the cave.

    Sign of Chaos

  • A soft light, like moonlight, came in through the cavemouth.

    The Courts of Chaos

  • I pulled my gaze away from the Pattern and glanced back toward the cavemouth.

    The Courts of Chaos

  • All that I saw then was a large sea-lugger, lying moored at the cavemouth, some few feet lower down.

    Jim Davis

  • ; god at the top of the staircase, carrion on the mat of straw; the false hood of a spindler web chokes the cavemouth of his unsightliness but the nestlings that liven his leafscreen sing him

    Finnegans Wake

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