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  • noun The hole from which a whale spouts.


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  • Every now and then the waters found their way down into some shaft or spouthole.

    The Lord of the Rings Tolkien, J. R. R. 1954

  • So the infuriated mammal is baffled and dodged, while thrust after thrust of the long lances are got home, and streamlets of blood trickling over the edges of his spouthole give warning that the end is near.

    Short Stories and Selections for Use in the Secondary Schools Emilie Kip Baker


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