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a cavern; cave.
Historical Examples

Note the antithesis in the same line, antre de rois, Louvre de voleurs.
La Lgende des Sicles Victor Hugo

antre is a generic term for cave, and as trou means hole, the word antrou is also equivalent to old hole.
Archaic England Harold Bayley

(archaic) a cavern or cave


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