hollen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with hole.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • holen (obsolete as verb)

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (transitive) To (make) hollow, empty (the inside)
  2. (transitive) To make by hollowing
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Noun[edit]

hollen

  1. Plural form of hol
Synonyms[edit]
  • holen (all (?) cavity senses)

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic, cognate with hole.

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (intransitive) To run fast or frantically, run away, flee etc.
  2. (intransitive) To rage; be/get out of control.
  3. (intransitive) To (be/ go on) strike.
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Etymology 3[edit]

A rhyming variation on sollen, from Middle Dutch sollen, tsollen, from Old French soler, souler, choler.

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (transitive) To drag, toy, play games (with ...), play tricks (on ...)
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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon haldan.

Verb[edit]

hollen (past singular heel, past participle hollen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to hold

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