shell hole

/ˈʃɛl hoʊl/ (say 'shel hohl)

noun
1. an indentation in the ground caused by the explosion of a shell (def. 7).
2. a hole in a structure created by a shell (def. 7) piercing it.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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