bolthole
bolt·hole (bōltʹhōl') n.
1. A hole through which to bolt:

found a bolthole in the fencing.

2. A place affording escape: “The book offered exotic escape, but one could imagine more alluring boltholes than an ascetic all-male community” (Anthony Burgess).

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