Definition of pitch-hole in English:

pitch-hole

noun

  • 1An opening in the wall of a barn, etc., through which corn or hay is pitched. Now rare.

  • 2Chiefly North American. A depression or defect in a road or trail (frequently caused by compacted snow); a pothole.

Origin

Late 18th century. From pitch + hole. Compare slightly earlier pitching hole.

Pronunciation

pitch-hole

/ˈpɪtʃhəʊl/