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[pohst-hohl] /ˈpoʊstˌhoʊl/

a dug in the earth for setting in the end of a , as for a fence.
Archaeology. an excavated showing by its shape and by the remains of wood or other debris that it was once filled by a .

1703, from post (n.1) + hole (n.).


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