posthole


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post·hole

 (pōst′hōl′)
n.
A hole dug in the ground to hold a fence post.

posthole

(ˈpəʊstˌhəʊl)
n
a hole dug in the ground to hold a post
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Noun1.posthole - a hole dug in the ground to hold a fence post
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
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Using a posthole digger or shovel, plant the base of the cut tree approximately two to three feet into the ground.
Dig your posthole at least six inches deeper than normal.
Out came the posthole diggers and my packing stick and, at a rate of two posts a day, Grandma and Grandpa built a six-foot high fence around that garden.
The other store focuses on rentals that assist in bigger jobs like digging trenches, taking down trees with chain saws and building fences with posthole diggers.
My favourite object in Welsh history is actually not the common potsherd I was writing about, but rather the equally common posthole - the differently coloured soil defining where once upon a time, a hole had been dug that was used for putting up a wooden pole.
In the absence of a natural pinch, you can cut a tree that offers licking branches and "plant" it with a posthole digger about 10 yards out into the open food source.
Gengel bangs his knee hard when he accidentally slips into a deep posthole.
Tom Reith, product manager for Terex Construction Americas, adds site preparation, trenching, installing, concrete breakup, posthole digging and site cleanup.
8 inches (45 cm) with posthole diggers and a bell-shaped nest cavity was carved by hand to resemble a natural nest in terms of depth, shape, and size (Witzell, 2005).
When it passed my father's inspection, we began, with the help of our posthole digger, to dig the actual well.