A square or rectangular hole or opening in a ship's deck smaller than a hatchway, furnished with a movable cover or lid, used as a means of communication between deck and deck; also a similar hole in the deck or side of a ship for purposes of lighting, ventilation, etc.
Probably. Um but I- I don't remember you-know being t-- we used to ride our bikes all over the place and go out to the scuttle-hole for a picnic and um. Well we- we'd go- when we were in our teens we'd go out to the scuttle-hole, have a picnic and.
|Perhaps a park or picnic area.|