swallow hole


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Synonyms for swallow hole

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

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no teeth, so a kind of swallow hole where her lips used to be.
A COLT by Bahamian Bounty, consigned by Leicestershire-based David Forecast's Swallow Hole Farm, topped Tattersalls' new Part 3 of its October Yearling Sale on Friday night when selling for 46,000gns to join Neville Callaghan.
As the flood stage exceeds the swallow hole capacity and the elevation of the overflow channel banks, it inundates the nearly horizontal floor of the gulf, flowing northwest as sheet flood (Powell pers.
Lincolnshire-based David Forecast, a Harley Street doctor who specialises in gastric problems, enjoyed a good result when - consigning from his appropriately named Swallow Hole Farm - he sold a Danehill Dancer half-sister to a pair of winners for 23,000gns to Henry Cecil.
At Lixouri are the Swallow Holes of Katovothres, where sea water disappears underground to a lake, and which once powered a water mill.