smoke hole


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Noun1.smoke hole - a vent (as in a roof) for smoke to escape
vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole - a hole for the escape of gas or air
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Constructed from saplings and early Virginia to life in Jamestown cane reeds with a fire pit in the middle and a smoke hole at the top, these cosy tents are part of the Powhatan Indian Village, a reimagining of the dwellings of Virginia's original inhabitants.
The first prize of pounds 1,000 was awarded to the archiGRAD team, with a further prize of pounds 500 for the runners-up, The Smoke Hole - James Perry and Claire Harper.
A small fire was built near the centre, directly below a smoke hole, and the inhabitants sat and slept along the walls.
This annoyed the chief and he asked his young daughter to go up to the smoke hole and tell the wind spirit to blow more gently but, at the same time, warning her not to put her head out of the smoke hole because the wind might catch her hair and blow her away.
The liner's effect is threefold: It keeps morning dew or heavy rain from dripping on inhabitants, provides some insulation in cold weather and helps create an updraft to pull the smoke straight up and out the smoke hole.
Despite that, bass season in 1947 found me camping beneath the towering pinnacles of the Smoke Hole country.
A smoke hole in the middle of the domed roof gives access to the sky.