from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hole made by a land-crab or craw-fish; also, the hollow afterwards formed from one of theseburrows by rain or by caving-in.
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He pictured Bobs putting his hoof into a hidden crab-hole -- falling -- Norah lying white and motionless, perhaps far from the track.
He pictured Bobs putting his hoof into a hidden crab-hole – falling – Norah lying white and motionless, perhaps far from the track.
The crab-hole we found contained a little water, which our horses drank with great avidity.
From the crab-hole, in seven miles we reached a gorge in the mountain side, travelling through scrub, over quartz, pebbly hills, and occasional gum flats, all trending west, probably forming a creek in that direction.
For we had not gone far when the coach gave a plunge, and the wheels sank axle-deep in a crab-hole.