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Holst

[hohlst] /hoʊlst/
noun
1.
Gustav Theodore
[goo s-tahv] /ˈgʊs tɑv/ (Show IPA),
1874–1934, English composer.
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  • Holst and Froelich described this lesion in one of their early communications.

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  • Mrs. Holst was the sister of former Chief of Police Badenoch.

  • That is what I thought; so I spoke about it to the chief clerk, and to Mr. Holst as well.

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  • I have already managed to get most of them quietly, through Mr. Holst.

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  • Holst would be sure to see it, and that might be useful—and it might annoy him, too.

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  • Holst put his hand upon the coach-door and sang the old song.

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  • Instruction in Danish was, for Holst, instruction in the metrical art.

  • Holst, the clerk of the bailiwick of Flensborg, here arrived in a coach with two arquebuses larger and longer than halberds.

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  • Small duodenal ulcers are by no means infrequent both in human and in guinea-pig scurvy (Holst and Froelich).

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  • Little has been added to the description of lesions so carefully depicted in the first report of Holst and Froelich .

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British Dictionary definitions for Holst

Holst

/həʊlst/
noun
1.
Dame Alison. born 1938, New Zealand chef.
2.
Gustav (Theodore). 1874–1934, English composer. His works include operas, choral music, and orchestral music such as the suite The Planets (1917)
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