- a wood or grove.
- a wooded hill.
Origin of holt
- Harold Edward,1908–67, Australian political leader: prime minister 1966–67.
- a town in central Michigan.
Examples from the Web for holt
Adrian Hill, owner of the Picturecraft Gallery in Holt where Williamson lived at the time, organized the show.Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All
November 17, 2014
But while UConn is treating Holt as a whistleblower, it appears her sorority sisters are treating her as a traitor.
It was one of the hazing challenges allegedly put to Holt by her fellow sorority members.
The author then proceeded to blame Holt for submitting to her sorority sisters.
At the heart of the blame game between KKG and Holt is a dispute over responsibility.
Guess 'twas a sort of floatin' memory of old man Holt's remarks when he went by.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
You savvys as well as I do that old Holt don't ought to go into your pile at all.Faro Nell and Her Friends
Alfred Henry Lewis
Maps were ready and Colonel Holt was standing with his fellow officers.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin
Holt was formerly known as Lyons, and was a Roman outpost of Chester.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
"Ask at what hour the doctor will be at home, Holt," cried he, peevishly.Barrington
Charles James Lever
- archaic, or poetic a wood or wooded hill
- the burrowed lair of an animal, esp an otter
- Harold Edward. 1908–67, Australian statesman; prime minister (1966–67); believed drowned
Word Origin and History for holt
Old English holt "woods," common in place names, from Proto-Germanic *hultam- (cf. Old Frisian, Old Norse, Middle Dutch holt, Dutch hout, German Holz "wood"), from PIE *kldo- (cf. Old Church Slavonic klada "beam, timber," Greek klados "twig," Old Irish caill "wood"), from root *kel- "to strike, cut."