holden

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English[edit]

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holden

  1. (archaic) past participle of hold
    • Holland
      Asses' milk is holden for to be thickest, and therefore they use it instead of renning, to turn milk.
    • 1766, William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England
      The court of sweinmote is to be holden before the verderors, as judges, by the steward of the swein-mote, thrice in every year, the sweins or freeholders within the forest composing the jury.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
      She was pale and trembling. He came to her relief with a fixed despair of himself, which made the interview unlike any other that could have been holden.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔldən

Verb[edit]

holden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of hollen

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

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holden

  1. to hold

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

holden

  1. inflection of hold:
    1. strong genitive masculine/neuter singular
    2. weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular
    3. strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak/mixed all-case plural

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English healdan, from Proto-Germanic *haldaną.

Verb[edit]

holden

  1. to hold
  2. to consider

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: hold
  • Scots: hald, hauld, haud, had
  • Yola: houle