Example: A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.
Thereâ€™s a hole in my shoe.â€ƒ Her stocking has a hole in it.â€Ž
Bible, 2 Kings xii.9:
The priest took a chest, and bored a hole in the lid.
William Shakespeare (c.1564â€“1616)
the holes where eyes should be
Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
The blind walls were full of chinks and holes.
1879, Richard Jefferies, The Amateur Poacher, chapterII:
Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
An opening in a solid.
Thereâ€™s a hole in my bucket.â€Ž