- a deep hole or pit; esp., a deep, round hole formed in the rock of a river bed by gravel whirling in water
- a deep cave extending downward underground
See pothole in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A hole or pit, especially one in a road surface. Also called chuckhole.
- A deep round hole worn in rock by loose stones whirling in strong rapids or waterfalls.
- Western U.S. A place filled with mud or quicksand that is a hazard to cattle.
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