Definition of eyelet hole in English:

eyelet hole

noun

  • 1Eyelet.

  • 2A hole or opening for looking through; a small window or window-like opening. Formerly also: an opening in a wall through which missiles may be discharged. Compare earlier oillet. Now rare.

Origin

Late 16th century. From eyelet + hole, perhaps as a remodelling of earlier oillet-hole.

Pronunciation

eyelet hole

/ˈʌɪlɪt ˌhəʊl/