Rathole meaning

rathōl
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Any place characterized by squalor.
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Anything thought of as a thorough waste of money or resources.
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An entrance to a living area or passageway used by mice or rats.
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A living area used by mice or rats.
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A particularly squalid human residence.
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An area of a silo that has undergone ratholing, so that material moves mostly through the centre and accumulates around the edges.
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To hoard.
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To take a conversation off topic, especially in technical meetings.
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To surreptitiously or prematurely remove chips during a poker game.
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(intransitive) (of material) To empty only in the center of a hopper or silo, persisting circumferentially.
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A hole made or used by a rat.
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Origin of rathole