A hole cut in the ground to receive the end of a fence-post.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "post-hole" in a sentence
"The first thing the Clinton camp is doing with the money they raised after PA (well, the second, after paying off Mark Penn, I guess), is buying a truckload of post-hole diggers so they can move the goalposts some more."
"The gun has the same psychic allure as your post-hole digger."
"A rudimentary pump was put into action with a hole dug into the creek bed by post-hole auger and while it graciously produced a stream of water at first it too faded into obscurity."