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Water-hole

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The big water-hole. The bed of the sea; the ocean.

“Weʹve got to the big water-hole at last … ʹTis a long way across.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. xii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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