- a simple past tense of help.
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Examples from the Web for holp
"I allowed it might holp him up some to hear Todd was safe dead," he apologized.Mothering on Perilous
Lucy S. Furman
I'll holp you all I kin; leastways, I'll wink et whut you do.Crestlands
Mary Addams Bayne
Then she took hold of it and holp me up and holp me carry it out.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States
Work Projects Administration
I wisht ye'd come out an holp me manpower a chunk up on ther choppin' block.The Roof Tree
Charles Neville Buck
Ef Isom's too sick to come down to the mill to-morrer, I wish you'd come 'n' holp me.A Cumberland Vendetta
John Fox, Jr.
- archaic, or dialect a past tense of help
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