Definition of Funkhole
1. a dug-out [n -S]
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Literary usage of Funkhole
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Victorious 77th Division (New York's Own) in the Argonne Fight by Arthur McKeogh (1919)
"In common, frankness, therefore, it is only right to call a spade—a funkhole; ... foot funkhole. A German spade is preferable, as its spoon is more ..."
2. The First Shot for Liberty: The Story of an American who Went Over with the by Osborne De Varila (1918)
"In the trenches it is commonly known as a "funkhole." entanglements. Barbed wire strung on steel posts driven in the ground outside a trench for a depth of ..."
3. Gun Fodder: The Diary of Four Years of War by Arthur Hamilton Gibbs (1919)
"The Medical Authorities sent me to a place called The funkhole of England, a seaside town where never a bomb from airships or raiding Gothas disturbed the ..."
4. Wooden Crosses by Roland Dorgelès (1921)
"... mechanician whose call-up was postponed, the whole lot will insult you in the street, and will ask you in what funkhole you were hiding during the war. ..."
5. Sniper Jackson by Frederick Sleath (1919)
"A stair led down from this room into a deep, strongly built cellar, an excellent refuge from hostile shell-fire, and he duly marked it down as funkhole. ..."
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