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mouseholing

mouseholing
 v.— «As part of 59 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers, attached to the Royal Marines” 3 Commando Brigade in Helmand province, he used his specialist explosives skills to carry out a procedure known as “mouseholing”—getting into buildings by blowing a hole in a wall.» —“Soldier honoured for bravery” by Charles Graham Wigan Today (United Kingdom) July 21, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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