OED Entry for "Fox-Hole"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Oct 19 11:25:38 UTC 2013

The OED has an entry for "fox-hole" in its well-known 20th-century military usage, but has no citations for the literal usage referring to a hole where a fox lives.  The OED does allude to early usage in its etymological note.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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