- Sometimes hol. British Informal. holiday(def 5).
Origin of hols
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Examples from the Web for hols
I went to see a play in the hols, and I thought I'd like to write one, too.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
She had Father out of bed the day after he got influenza last Easter hols.
They all treat me as if I was a schoolboy home for the hols.
You mean that a schoolboy home for the hols isn't necessarily something escaped out of the Zoo.
I collared a lot of flannel out of a box in Aunt Juliet's room last 'hols' and gave it to her for the baby.
- British school slang holidays
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