The Chinese coast is dangerous, being full of reefs, holms, and shallows.
Jack looked questioningly at the Holms for permission to stage his act.
Then I remembered what (it was reported) he had said on the Holms of Kirkmahoe when he preached there.
Yon Danes are up channel, and, as I believe, lying at anchor by the Holms.
The river was usually half a mile broad or more, and ...