ETYM Old Eng. hol, hole, AS. hol, hole, cavern, from hol, hollow.
1. A depression hollowed out of solid matter; SYN. hollow.
2. A fault.
3. An opening deliberately made in or through something.
4. An opening into or through something.
5. An unoccupied space.
6. One unit of play from tee to green on a golf course.
ETYM AS. holian. Related to Hole.
1. To make holes in.
2. (Golf) To hit the ball into the hole; SYN. hole out.