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Hole up   /hoʊl əp/   Listen
Hole up

verb
1.
Remain secluded or in hiding.
2.
Score a hole in one.
3.
Sleep during winter.  Synonym: hibernate.






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"Hole up" Quotes from Famous Books



... formed of pine leaves and other material that the animal takes from ants' nest and the trunks of trees in its search after honey. They lie asleep in this condition for about six months, generally snowed in; but you can tell the place, as the heat of the bear, what there is left, keeps an air hole up through the snow. The bear seems to live on its fat, the tappen preventing its too rapid consumption; and if you run across them during this time—even along in March just before they wake up—they ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882 • Various



Words linked to "Hole up" :   tally, slumber, golf game, kip, golf, log Z's, score, hit, aestivate, hide, rack up, hibernate, catch some Z's, sleep, estivate, hide out



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