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holt

 (hōlt)
n. Archaic
A wood or grove; a copse.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

holt

(həʊlt)
n
(Physical Geography) archaic or poetic a wood or wooded hill
[Old English holt; related to Old Norse holt, Old High German holz, Old Slavonic kladũ log, Greek klados twig]

holt

(həʊlt)
n
(Biology) the burrowed lair of an animal, esp an otter
[C16: a phonetic variant of hold2]

Holt

(həʊlt)
n
(Biography) Harold Edward. 1908–67, Australian statesman; prime minister (1966–67); believed drowned
References in classic literature ?
Holt had had "trouble with his wife," from whom he had parted a year before.
In the dawn of the morning Holt found himself entering the village at a point opposite to that at which he had left it.
And I had to have half a dozen drinks with Pete Holt there and then to seal our agreement.
Joe Vigy cashed my advance note, and Pete Holt treated, and I treated, and Joe Vigy treated, and other hunters treated.
Thomas Holt to go with me," said Miss Cornelia complacently.
This particular Tom Holt, for example, she knew to be a kind husband, a much loved father, and an excellent neighbor.
Thus Holt says: "If the terms and propositions of logic must be substantialized, they are all strictly of one substance, for which perhaps the least dangerous name is neutral- stuff.
when the soft wind "with his sweet breath inspired hath in every holt and heath the tender crops"; when the little birds make new songs, then "longen folk to go on pilgrimages, and palmers for to seeken strange lands, and especially from every shire's end of England, to Canterbury they wend.
I want to go to the other side of Holt," he said, "and get my friend - get this gentleman away from here - get him home, if possible.
I'll give you a five pound note for yourself if we get as far as Holt.
were: "Sir Thomas Holt hath taken a cleaver and stricken his cook
In the north the Saracen's head of the Brocas and the scarlet fish of the De Roches were waving over a strong body of archers from Holt, Woolmer, and Harewood forests.