olive hole

olive hole

[′äl·əv ‚hōl]
(horology)
In a watch, a jeweled bearing hole in which the sharp corners have been smoothed by grinding to reduce friction between the sides of the hole and the pivot that turns in it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Known descendants are Agnes Craigs, Margaret Thompson (nee Craigs), Olive Hole (nee Craigs), Mary, Robert, Raymond, Thomas and George Elliott; Janet, Alison, Sophia and Serena Barras, possibly from Ashington.
STEWART and Olive Hole send pounds 5 for the fund and Eyes Down sends its regular pounds 4.