holt definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic A wood or grove; a copse.
    • a little little bit of woodland or a woody slope; a copse.
    • The lair of an animal, particularly of an otter.
    • A piece of woodland; specifically, a woody slope.
    • a-deep hole in a river where there is protection for fish; also, a cover, a hole, or hiding location.
    • A wood or woodland; a grove; an orchard.
    • A hole; a burrow; particularly, a-deep hole in a river for the defense of seafood.
    • A dialectal variation of hold.
    • A contracted as a type of holdeth, third person singular current indicative of hold.
  • others:
    • 3d pers. sing. pres. of hold, contr. from holdeth.

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