Definition of Gopher hole
1. Noun. A hole in the ground made by gophers.
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Literary usage of Gopher hole
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1894)
"about every ten feet you would step into a gopher hole. ... Whenever you find a gopher hole, go and poison that gopher, and I think if my neighbors were all ..."
2. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"The limit of length of a " gopher " hole is about 25 ft. In winter the top of the banks freezes as deep as 8 ft. Unless this crust is broken by top drilling ..."
3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1883)
"If they do, they go into the gopher hole. Jim, there, is in the gopher hole now. That hole has a spring at the bottom, and the water comes in pretty fast ..."
4. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir (1916)
"He looked down the gopher hole in a listening attitude, then looked back at me to see if I was coming, looked down again and listened, and looked back at me ..."