Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A place full of mud; a spot where there is mud of considerable depth; a depression where water and mud stand, as in a road.
  • noun In steam-engines, an orifice with steamtight covering in the bottom of a boiler, through which the sediment is removed. Also mudvalve.
  • noun A salt-water lagoon in which whales are captured.
  • noun A soft spot in granite due to decomposition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A hole, or hollow place, containing mud, as in a road.
  • noun (Steam Boilers) A hole near the bottom, through which the sediment is withdrawn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hole full of mud, especially one in a road
  • noun A hole near the bottom of a steam boiler, through which the sediment is withdrawn.

Etymologies

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mud +‎ hole

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