blockhole

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Etymology[edit]

block +‎ hole.

Noun[edit]

blockhole ‎(plural blockholes)

  1. (cricket) A small depression in the pitch caused by batsmen tapping their bats on the point where they have taken block.
  2. (by extension) The approximate place where the toe of the bat touches the pitch when a batsman is taking guard.