Definition of Foxhole

1. Noun. A small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire.

Exact synonyms: Fox Hole
Generic synonyms: Bunker, Dugout



Definition of Foxhole

1. Noun. (military) A small pit dug into the ground as a shelter for protection against enemy fire. ¹

2. Noun. (U.K.) an earth; the burrow in the ground where a red fox lives. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foxhole

1. a small pit used for cover in a battle area [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxhole

fox whistle
foxberries
foxberry
foxcore
foxed
foxery
foxes
foxes in the henhouse
foxfire
foxfires
foxfish
foxfishes
foxglove
foxglove family
foxgloves
foxhole (current term)
foxholes
foxhound
foxhounds
foxhunt
foxhunted
foxhunter
foxhunters
foxhunting
foxhuntings
foxhunts
foxie
foxier
foxies
foxiest

Literary usage of Foxhole

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1. Survivor from an Unknown War: The Life of Isakjan Narzikul by Stephen Lee Crane (1999)
"Death in a foxhole to start a career. Ilja gagged as he fought waves of stomach ... The sight of his dead comrades distracted him, prostrate in the foxhole, ..."

2. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer (1919)
"Chilly rain into the German lines had all failed to pass fell. We lost all track of time. Many a through. The total strength of the Amer- 5 foxhole ..."

3. The Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles, B.A. of Bala: Promotor of Charity by David E. Jenkins (1908)
"I Cant get Lewis of foxhole to offer me but . ... I should be very glad if we Cod have Lewis of foxhole for ..."

4. The Public General Acts by Great Britain (1867)
"... intituled "An Act for the Erection ' of a Bridge across the River Blackwater, at or ' near foxhole and the Town of Youghal in the ' County of Cork, ..."

5. History of Plymouth: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Richard Nicholls Worth (1890)
"In 1598 those on foxhole Quay were built, and in 1602 those at East Gate, ... The foxhole Conduit was pulled down in 1761 ; and quickly afterwards that near ..."

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