foxhole

foxhole
foxhole [fäks′hōl΄ ]
n.
a hole dug in the ground as a temporary protection for one or two soldiers against enemy gunfire or tanks

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  • foxhole — noun Date: 1919 a pit dug usually hastily for individual cover from enemy fire …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foxhole — /foks hohl /, n. a small pit, usually for one or two soldiers, dug as a shelter in a battle area. [1915 20; FOX + HOLE] * * * …   Universalium

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