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mineshaft

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmineshaftmine‧shaft /ˈmaɪnʃɑːft $ -ʃæft/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 a deep narrow hole that goes into the ground to a mine
Examples from the Corpus
mineshaftThat did not prevent her from being thrown down a mineshaft to her death in 1918.
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