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holt

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

[Middle English, from Old English.]
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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
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JOHN HOLT, England and Everton centre-half at the turn of the century, is described in the club's official history as a "clever perpetrator of minor fouls."
Myles is currently fourth in the cross country rankings - where he is coached by Keith Holt, England's cross country manager - but he holds the No1 UK ranking for his age at 75m, 150m, 200m and high jump.