Origin of hols
Examples from the Web for hols
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.
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
It was just before the hols when it happened, so, of course, Aunt Juliet had to be my principal victim.
You mean that a schoolboy home for the hols isn't necessarily something escaped out of the Zoo.
They all treat me as if I was a schoolboy home for the hols.