Chuck hole
Chuck Chuck, n. 1. A slight blow or pat under the chin. [1913 Webster]

2. A short throw; a toss. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mach.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon. [1913 Webster]

{Chuck farthing}, a play in which a farthing is pitched into a hole; pitch farthing.

{Chuck hole}, a deep hole in a wagon rut.

{Elliptic chuck}, a chuck having a slider and an eccentric circle, which, as the work turns round, give it a sliding motion across the center which generates an ellipse. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chuck|hole — chuck hole, or chuck|hole «CHUHK HOHL», noun. U.S. a deep depression or hole in a street or road: »Can you imagine the jolt when a truck loaded with fifty tons of green logs hits a solidly frozen chuck hole? (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chuck hole — chuck hole, or chuck|hole «CHUHK HOHL», noun. U.S. a deep depression or hole in a street or road: »Can you imagine the jolt when a truck loaded with fifty tons of green logs hits a solidly frozen chuck hole? (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chuck·hole — /ˈʧʌkˌhoʊl/ noun, pl holes [count] US : a hole in a road : ↑pothole …   Useful english dictionary

  • chuck-hole — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chuck — Chuck, n. 1. A slight blow or pat under the chin. [1913 Webster] 2. A short throw; a toss. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chuck farthing — Chuck Chuck, n. 1. A slight blow or pat under the chin. [1913 Webster] 2. A short throw; a toss. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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