wellhole
Noun

wellhole (plural wellholes)

  1. The open space in a floor, to accommodate a staircase.
  2. The open space left beyond the ends of the steps of a staircase.
  3. A cavity which receives a counterbalancing weight in certain mechanical contrivances, and is adapted also for other purposes.



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