Definition of Touchhole

1. n. The vent of a cannot or other firearm, by which fire is communicateed to the powder of the charge.



Definition of Touchhole

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of touch hole) ¹

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Definition of Touchhole

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touchhole

touchdown dance
touchdown dances
touchdowns
touche
touched
touched(p)
touched in the haid
touched in the head
touched up
toucher
touchers
touches
touches up
touchest
toucheth
touchhole (current term)
touchholes
touchier
touchiest
touchily
touchin'
touchiness
touchinesses
touching
touching up
touchingly
touchingness
touchings
touchless
touchline

Literary usage of Touchhole

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1. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"G, the hole which he used to cut for a water-drain. you have an antechamber long enough for the touchhole to reach to the pan without filing away any of the ..."

2. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"G, the hole which he used to cut for a water-drain. you have an antechamber long enough for the touchhole to reach to the pan without filing away any of the ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1839)
"If we may be allowed to make a comparison with an analogous phenomenon, it may be remembered that the touchhole of a cannon, or of a bore-hole in a mine, ..."

4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1839)
"If we may be allowed to make a comparison with an analogous phenomenon, it may be remembered that the touchhole of a cannon, or of a bore-hole in a mine, ..."

5. Physical, Chemical, and Geological Researches on the Internal Heat of the Globe by Gustav Bischof (1841)
"If we may be allowed to make a comparison with an analogous phenomenon, it may be remembered that the touchhole of a cannon, or of a bore-hole in a mine, ..."

6. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"Him most be load — no daylight come troo de touchhole — take care — make me try him." And without more ado he shook out the red embers from his pipe right ..."

7. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
""Him most be load — no daylight come troo de touchhole — take care — make me try him." And without more ado he shook out the red embers from his pipe right ..."

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