Tunnel Tun"nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tunneled}or {Tunnelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tunneling} or {Tunnelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests. --Derham. [1913 Webster]

2. To catch in a tunnel net. [1913 Webster]

3. To make an opening, or a passageway, through or under; as, to tunnel a mountain; to tunnel a river. [1913 Webster]

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