Glory-hole



noun
1.
Nautical.

2.
Glassmaking. an auxiliary furnace for reheating glass that has cooled during offhand blowing.
3.
Mining. .
noun
1.
(informal) a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects
2.
(nautical) another term for lazaretto (sense 1)
n.

“a drawer or place where things are heaped together in a disorderly manner,” 1825, the first element probably a variant of Scottish glaur “to make muddy” (mid-15c.), perhaps from Old Norse leir “mud.” Sexual (originally homosexual) sense from 1940s.

modifier

: A private glory-hole club makes a lot more sense

noun phrase

A hole between stalls in a toilet, through which the penis may be put for oral sex (1940s+ Homosexuals)

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