Air-holes

OED does not list “air-hole” as a variant spelling of “air hole”, but the example texts use the hyphen from the 1700s to the 1900s (and “airhole” as well)

  • 09.038 made a great fuss about his air-holes

“air hole, n.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2017. Web. 5 September 2017.

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