Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hole that is drilled into the earth, as in exploratory well drilling or in building construction.

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  • n. A hole bored into the ground to collect samples for analysis or to extract oil or water.

Etymologies

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bore +‎ hole

Examples

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  • HA! This is right up there with padded face hole.

    "Shut yer borehole, Fred. Yer puttin' everyone ta sleep."

    April 21, 2009

  • This makes me think of the term "organ bore", which seems to me to have a double meaning… (one of which should only be used with the utmost affection and indulgence).

    April 21, 2009

  • lolz!

    April 21, 2009

  • I could've made a dozen today, then. *Yawns*

    April 21, 2009

  • "A hole made by boring." --Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

    April 21, 2009