, n. [AS. holt; akin to LG. holt, D. hout, G. holz. Icel. holt; cf Gael. & Ir. coill wood, Gr. branch, shoot.] 1. A piece of woodland; especially, a woody hill. "Every holt and heath." Chaucer.
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She sent her voice though all the holt
Before her, and the park.
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2. A deep hole in a river where there is protection for fish; also, a cover, a hole, or hiding place. " The fox has gone to holt." C. Kingsley.
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