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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shot′ hole`(n.)

  1. a condition in plants in which small, rounded spots drop out of the leaves, appearing as if the leaves were riddled by shot, resulting from infection or injury.

    Category: Plant Pathology

Origin of shot hole:

1795–1805

shot•holeˈʃɒtˌhoʊl(n.)

  1. a hole drilled in rock, coal, ore, etc., to hold explosives used in blasting.

    Category: Mining

Origin of shothole:

1870–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shot hole(noun)

    drill hole for a charge of an explosive

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