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spider hole Syllabification: spi·der hole

Definition of spider hole in English:


1A trench or indentation used by a spider for rest or ambush.
1.1A small, rough excavation for concealing a person, as from an enemy.
Example sentences
  • We used it as a potent psychological weapon against the insurgents in trench lines and spider holes when we could not get effects on them with HE [high explosive] ‘munitions.’
  • Or, wait, do all those cobwebs mean that my cultural past is a spider hole, where I hide from current pop culture, and from the encroaching, inevitable future?
  • During the search, a spider hole was detected.
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