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1. Informal a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects
2. Nautical another term for lazaretto
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glory hole[′glȯ·rē ‚hōl]
A funnel-shaped, fixed-crest spillway.
A furnace for resoftening or fire polishing glass during working, or an entrance in such a furnace.
An opening formed by the removal of soft or broken ore through an underground passage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.