holian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See hol.

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holian

  1. to hollow something out, to make something hollow
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, German Lexicon Project.
      Hī ðā hwæthwega holodon and ðǣrrihte ðæt wæter swā genihtsumlīce ūt flēow ðæt hit arn strēamrynes of ðam munte.
  2. to make a hole in something

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hōlōną.

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hōlian

  1. to oppress
  2. to slander
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, German Lexicon Project.
      Ne sele ðū mē hōliendum mē.

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