chuckhole

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chuck·hole

 (chŭk′hōl′)
n.

[Probably from chuck.]

chuckhole

(ˈtʃʌkˌhəʊl)
n
(Physical Geography) US a pothole

chuck•hole

(ˈtʃʌkˌhoʊl)

n.
a hole in a road; pothole.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chuckhole - a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)chuckhole - a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)
hollow, hole - a depression hollowed out of solid matter
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One traveler wrote, "We found this 'paved' stretch so wrenched by frost-heaves, so full of sharp chuckholes that, despite its lack of dust, it offered no more comfortable or rapid travel than the gravel.
We started down the runway, which had quite a number of chuckholes full of water in it, which had the same effect on the plane as a large puddle of water has on a car driven through it at a fairly good rate of speed, in that we lost a lot of speed that way.
When a driver is rolling down the road, the truck is hitting chuckholes, bouncing over bumps and crossing railroad tracks along the way.