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shot hole

A wormhole in wood, usually more than 1/16 in. (1.6 mm) but not more than ? in. (3.2 mm) in diameter.
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And the smoke appeared to trigger an increase in lysolecithin in the lung (a toxic compound also found in snake venom) which shot holes in lung membranes.
Two of the four par fives are over 600 yards and all four shot holes are in excess of 200 yards.
The fore topsail, the second-largest sail on Victory, received about 90 shot holes in the battle, in which Nelson was killed and the combined French-Spanish fleet defeated.
From across the room if you don't string your shot holes together it's your own darn fault.
In 1988 third wife Adrienne claimed he shot holes in her mink coats and hit her with an iron bar, but refused to press charges.
The project will require the drilling of more than 14,000 shot holes and providing the aerial transportation of equipment and supplies into the most remote and environmentally sensitive areas of the Big Thicket National Preserve.
Another witness admits to accidental fatalities when he shot holes in the side of containers to allow prisoners to breath.
The Grade A-listed building, located in Ruthven, by Huntly, has a wealth of historical features including slit windows, shot holes and a fine vaulted ceiling on the ground floor of the tower.
I very much hope that all visitors to the sail exhibition will get a special insight into the dramatic nature of the battle when they see the shot holes made 200 years ago for themselves