noun Etymology: perhaps from 3chuck + hole Date: 1836 a hole or rut in a road ; pothole

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  • chuckhole — chuck hole n. a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering especially in a road surface. Syn: pothole. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chuckhole — ☆ chuckhole [chuk′hōl΄ ] n. [< dial. chock, a bump in a road, orig., a stump, block (see CHOCK) + HOLE] a rough hole in pavement, made by wear and weathering …   English World dictionary

  • chuckhole — /chuk hohl /, n. Chiefly Midland U.S. a hole or pit in a road or street; pothole. [1830 40; CHUCK1 + HOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chuckhole — noun a pothole …   Wiktionary

  • chuckhole — n. large hole in a road …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chuckhole — noun US a hole or rut in a road …   English new terms dictionary

  • chuckhole — chuck•hole [[t]ˈtʃʌkˌhoʊl[/t]] n. dial. a hole in a road; pothole • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • chuckhole — noun a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface) • Syn: ↑pothole • Hypernyms: ↑hole, ↑hollow …   Useful english dictionary

  • chughole — ˈchəgˌhōl dialect variant of chuckhole * * * /chug hohl /, n. Chiefly South Midland U.S. chuckhole …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pothole — For other uses, see Pothole (disambiguation). A deep pothole on New York City s Second Avenue A pothole (sometimes called a kettle and known in parts of the Western United States as a chuckhole) is a type of disruption in the surface of a roadway …   Wikipedia

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