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hols

[holz]
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plural noun
  1. Sometimes hol. British Informal. holiday(def 5).
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Origin of hols

by shortening
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Examples from the Web for hols

Historical Examples

  • 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.

    Priscilla's Spies

    George A. Birmingham

  • They all treat me as if I was a schoolboy home for the hols.

    The Title

    Arnold Bennett

  • You mean that a schoolboy home for the hols isn't necessarily something escaped out of the Zoo.

    The Title

    Arnold Bennett

  • 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.

    Priscilla's Spies

    George A. Birmingham


British Dictionary definitions for hols

hols

pl n
  1. British school slang holidays
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