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  • n. Plural form of pesthole.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • These pestholes are the contemporary equivalent of buccaneer hangouts in the 18th century.

    We can't afford to let a feral elite mortgage our future | the big issue

  • The more that the citizens learn about the horrific child labor circumstances of the not-to-be-rewarded tropical pestholes, the less openness they will tolerate towards exports from those countries.

    Doha Collapse, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • His publisher guesses 100,000; that's how many copies it has printed of his first novel, "Turn of the Century," a lumbering vehicle for some zippy forays into big media, the software biz, Wall Street, upscale Manhattan and other cultural pestholes.

    Bonfire Of The Ironies

  • Taiwan's land use laws are rigid and appear to be primarily aimed at enabling local development and concrete firms to make big bucks putting up hideous cookie cutter concrete pestholes.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • A further problem caused by this is the sprawling cities of Taiwan in which greenspace is constantly gobbled up by developers to put up yet another block of hideously ugly and excrutiatingly identical three-story concrete pestholes.

    Driving and Land Use in Taiwan

  • Although they were not disturbed like the first two she had excavated, they nevertheless lay in old streambeds, and in spite of an intensive search Mary could find no evidence of pestholes or traces of any type of shelter.

    Ancestral Passions

  • He used to travel to the hotest hot spots and the worst pestholes in our Barnum System.

    Galaxy Jane

  • They, of course, were taboo as their wheels had not yet bounced off the concrete, but I had weapons on board that would leave no big pestholes for identification and it would sure be great to knock those four out all at once.

    Thud Ridge

  • By the same token, if you drop an instant load on a dirt road, for example, you will sure dust off the area, but there are no pestholes afterward.

    Thud Ridge

  • Then he added, in yellow, pestholes avoided by the People.

    Citizen Of The Galaxy


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