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pesthole (ˈpɛstˌhəʊl) 

Definitions

noun

  1. a place from where infection and illness originates and spreads   ⇒ a dirty pesthole of a house

Example Sentences Including 'pesthole'

But other areas were as bad as any urban pesthole , notably large tracts of Sussex and Kent.
Benjamin Woolley THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)

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