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A grenade had come flying into the foxhole where Dane and Harding had felt reasonably safe.

With morning he was half a mile away, in a foxhole less than sixty yards from the massive outer perimeter of the arena.

The foxhole had two entrances, both well-concealed, and he had rigged elaborate warning devices should the vicinity be approached.

The shower of rock is somewhat reminiscent of Ungava's meteor spray or splintered debris forced down a soldier's foxhole.

And while an officer wouldn't be expected to pitch a tent, he would dig his own foxhole, unless he was well up in grade.

WORD ORIGIN

also fox-hole, Old English fox-hol "a fox's den," from fox (n.) + hole (n.). Military sense is from World War I.

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