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From plug +‎ hole

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plughole (plural plugholes)

  1. (chiefly Australia, New Zealand, Britain) The hole at the bottom of a bath, sink or tub, which can be blocked using a plug; a drain (US)
    • 2004, Andrea Levy, Small Island, London: Review, Chapter Twenty-eight, p. 295,[1]
      The plughole started to slurp loudly as the water went down it.

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