- Obsolete spelling of
- 1624, Thomas Heywood, “The Captives”, in A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV.:
- Of all Infirmityes belonginge to us I hould those woorst that will not lett a man Rest in his bedd a-nights.
- 1871, James Fenimore Cooper, Wyandotte:
- Och! he's a roarer, sure enough; and then for the tusks you mintion, I didn't see 'em, with my eyes; but the crathure has a mouth that might hould a basket-full."