Definition of Hole out

1. Verb. Hit the ball into the hole.

Exact synonyms: Hole
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Hole

Definition of Hole out

1. Verb. (intransitive) (golf) To complete a hole by sinking the ball. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hole Out

holds up
holdup man
hole card
hole cards
hole in one
hole in retina
hole in the ground
hole out (current term)
hole punch
hole punches
hole state
hole up
holed out
holed up

Literary usage of Hole out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"A competitor shall hole out with his own ball at every hole, under penalty of disqualification. But if it be discovered, before he has struck off from the ..."

2. Scarronides, or Virgil travestie, a mock poem, on the first and fourth books by Charles Cotton (1804)
"Bounce, cries the Port-hole, out they fly, And make the World dance Barnaby; Throughout the Seas and Coasts they wander^ One Boreas was their chief ..."

3. Bookbinding for Beginners by Florence Ordway Bean, John C. Brodhead (1914)
"Pass the thread in through the first hole (leaving an end long enough for tying), out through the second hole, over the tape, in through the third hole, out ..."

4. Practical Golf by Walter J. Travis (1901)
"If an opponent consider (i) that his own ball, if left, might be of assistance to the player, he is entitled to lift it, or hole out at his discretion; ..."

5. Taylor on Golf: Impressions, Comments & Hints by John Henry Taylor (1905)
"If a player consider that an opponent's ball on the putting-green might interfere with his stroke he may require the opponent either to lift or to hole out ..."

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