holt

noun
\ ˈhōlt How to pronounce holt (audio) \

Definition of holt

 (Entry 1 of 3)

archaic
: a small woods : copse

Holt

biographical name (1)
\ ˈhōlt How to pronounce Holt (audio) \

Definition of Holt (Entry 2 of 3)

Harold Edward 1908–1967 Australian politician; prime minister (1966–67)

Holt

biographical name (2)

Definition of Holt (Entry 3 of 3)

Luther Emmett 1855–1924 American pediatrician

First Known Use of holt

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for holt

Noun

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German holz wood, Greek klados twig

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“Holt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holt. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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