From the religious (‘The holly and the Ivy’) to the secular (‘The Chipmunk Song’), my top 20.
Dear Maria: I received an inquiry about you from holly Millea of Premiere magazine.
As for the day-to-day life of the horses, pro-ban veterinarians such as holly Cheever describe it as “survivable, but not humane.”
Channel with both holly [Madison] and Kendra [Wilkinson], as well as a pilot with Bridget [Marquardt] on A&E.
CBS News correspondent holly Williams describes her life in the world's hot spots.
The dark walls were quite covered with holly and ivy, mixed with the blossoms of laurustinus and some bright flowers.
"I won't go back to the house until I get some holly," thought the child.
In various out-of-the-way places were stored bunches of holly and cedar and laurel.
I doubt our having in England any native evergreen but the holly.
But the Fairview players, by amazing good play, managed to get through, and holly was downed after a run back of twenty yards.
mid-15c., earlier holin (mid-12c.), shortening of Old English holegn "holly," from Proto-Germanic *hulin- (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German hulis, Old Norse hulfr, Middle Dutch huls, Dutch, German hulst "holly"), cognate with Middle Irish cuilenn, Welsh celyn, Gaelic cuilionn "holly," probably all from PIE root *kel- "to prick" (cf. Old Church Slavonic kolja "to prick," Russian kolos "ear of corn"), in reference to its leaves. French houx "holly" is from Frankish *huls or some other Germanic source.