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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Small newspapers that are most likely to survive by changing demographics, economic pressures, and nearby metros' zoned editions are those that include people-oriented, location-specific news about such things as who won ribbons at the county fair, or when the city's going to fix that big chuckhole on Main Street.
Exhibit 1 illustrates an example of how traditional cost information for snow removal and chuckhole patching are detailed to the activity level using an ABC model.
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.