rathole

(noun, verb)

noun

1. a hole (as in the wall of a building) made by rats

Definition categories: object, hole

2. a small dirty uncomfortable room

Definition categories: man–made, room

verb

1. (transitive) to hoard.

2. (transitive) to take a conversation off topic, especially in technical meetings.

3. (transitive) to surreptitiously or prematurely remove chips during a poker game.

4. (intransitive) (of material) to empty only in the center of a hopper or silo, persisting circumferentially.