hol
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Neuter
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hol
a hole. Add: and holl. [It is not always possible to distinguish between forms that belong to hol and those that belong to holh ; some of those here given to the former may belong to the latter.] I. a cave, pit, deep place in water Hool vorago , Wrt. Voc. ii. 124, 13. Hol cava (or adj. ?), 129, 63, Hola speleo, spelunca. An. Ox. 2047. Holum caverniculis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 103, 32: 13, 59: cavernis, 22, II. On holum in antris , 46, 4. Þá iermingas út of þǽm holan crupon þe heó on lutedan, Ors. 2, 8; S. 92, 30. Holu cavernas , Wrt. Voc. ii. 103, 52 : 129, 66. Seó grundleáse swelgend hæfþ manegn wéste holu on tó gadrianne, Bt. 7, 4 ; F. 22, 33 . ¶ the word occurs in local names :-- Bulan hol, C. D. v. 43, 8. Of ðǽre stánhlǽwe innan ðan hwítan hole; of ðám hwítan hole intó ðám reádan hole; of ðám reádan hole intó ðám dunnan hole; of ðám dunnan hole, 253, 1-4. On ðá æaldan hola; of ðám holum, 112, 34. Haec sunt nomma pastuum porcorum . . . Húnbealding hola, i. 258, 10. I a. a hole made to live in by an animal, burrow :-- Of oteres hole, C. D. iii. 418, 17. Foxas holas (holo, R.) habbað uulpes foueas habent , Lk. L. 9, 58. Holo, p. 6, 12. II. a den used to keep animals in Hola cabearum (patefactis cavearum clustellis. Ald. 49, 3), An. Ox. 3560. III. an aperture passing through anything; a pore Hol spiramentum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 121, 6. v. brocc-hol, fox-hol, lifer-hol, stán-hol, wulf-hol; holh.
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