Definition of Touchholes

1. Noun. (plural of touchhole) ¹



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Definition of Touchholes

1. touchhole [n] - See also: touchhole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touchholes

touchdown dances
touchdowns
touche
touched
touched(p)
touched in the haid
touched in the head
touched up
toucher
touchers
touches
touches up
touchest
toucheth
touchhole
touchholes (current term)
touchier
touchiest
touchily
touchin'
touchiness
touchinesses
touching
touching up
touchingly
touchingness
touchings
touchless
touchline
touchlines

Literary usage of Touchholes

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1. Instructions to Young Sportsmen: In All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker, William Trotter Porter (1846)
"Were the pans of a flint-gun wiped, and the feather inserted in the touchholes after every shot, your gun would scarcely ever be known to hang fire, ..."

2. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1854)
"It is water-proof, all the touchholes being perfectly air tight while revolving against the lock. The rifle barrel can be supplied bv that of any other ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, William Ripley Nichols, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1854)
"It is water-proof, all the touchholes being perfectly air tight while revolving against the lock. The rifle barrel can be supplied by that of any other ..."

4. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"B—Male screws as they go into them. C—Chambers which fill with powder. D—Screws for getting at and countersinking touchholes. ..."

5. An Outline of the History and Development of Hand Firearms, from the by Robert Coltman Clephan (1906)
"The Accounts of the town of Lille, anno 1475, afford the following particulars for replacing a stock, cleaning, and renewing touchholes:—"A Jehan Delabarre, ..."

6. A History of the United States by Edward Channing (1908)
"... major by profession, the touchholes of the captured ordnance were soon drilled out, the guns were dragged to the land side of the town, and fire opened. ..."

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