- 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</p>
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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