Definition of Knothole

1. Noun. A hole in a board where a knot came out.

Generic synonyms: Hole
Group relationships: Board, Plank



Definition of Knothole

1. Noun. In a piece of lumber, a '''knothole''' is a void left by a knot in the wood; such holes are often convenient for peering through when they occur in fences. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knothole

1. a hole in a plank [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Knothole

knorringite
knorringites
knorrs
knors
knosp
knosps
knot
knot diagram
knot span
knot spans
knot theory
knotberries
knotberry
knothole (current term)
knotholes
knotless
knotlike
knots
knottable
knotted
knotted marjoram
knottedness
knotter
knotters
knottier
knottiest
knottily
knottiness

Literary usage of Knothole

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

1. Vest Pocket Essays by George Fitch (1916)
"A MOUSE is a small, sleek, svelt, lissom animal about the size of a small knothole. knotholes and mice were made for each other. ..."

2. The William Henry Letters by Abby Morton Diaz (1899)
"Mrs. knothole sends out her invitations, and would be " happy of your company ... Mrs. knothole throws open her house literally, being obliged to take down ..."

3. Long Island Alive! by Francine Silverman (2002)
"The knothole is open for viewing Sundays only, l-4:45pm, June-October; admission is free. For more information about the knothole, s 516-571-8113. ..."

4. Baseball Goes to War by William B. Mead (1998)
"Far from promoting the noble knothole concept, which was to woo today's ... At the end of his rope one day in 1944, he tried to clear the knothole section ..."

5. Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau, Amelia Montague Watson (1896)
"... to a knothole in the door, and, after long looking, without seeing, into the dark, — not knowing how many shipwrecked men's bones we might see at last, ..."

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