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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Holt \Holt\, 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contr. from holdeth. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Holt \Holt\, n. [AS. holt; akin to LG. holt, D. hout, G. holz. Icel. holt; cf Gael. & Ir. coill wood, Gr. ? branch, shoot.] 1. A piece of woodland; especially, a woody hill. "Every holt and heath." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She sent her voice though all the holt Before her, and the park. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. A deep hole in a river where there is protection for fish; also, a cover, a hole, or hiding place. " The fox has gone to holt." --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]




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