Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of waterhole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hole or hollow where water collects.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I took her alone to the hunting, where the deer sought the water-hole.

    Chapter 21

  • He worked the sack of gold out between the lashings and carried it to the water-hole.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • At the bottom of the bank, beside the water-hole, he halted the sled.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • Have them down to the water-hole off the hospital, at midnight, sharp.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • It was snug and warm here, while down by the water-hole began a trail which he would soon be hitting through the chilly hours.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • But didn't I see with my own eyes the bottom of the water-hole?

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • He put five sun-cured salmon into the oven to thaw out for the dogs, and from the water-hole filled his coffee-pot and cooking-pail.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • Guess it wouldn't hurt Loraine to cool her feet by the water-hole a little longer.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • Messner broke the skin that had formed on the water-hole within the hour, and filled his pails.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • The bed, however, was damp, with now and again a water-hole into which the loose oxen and the saddle-horses stamped and plunged their muzzles to the eyes.

    Chapter 12

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