holm[ hohm ]SEE DEFINITION OF holm
Synonyms for holm
- peat bog
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOLM
The holm oak, ilex, is so called from its holly-like leaves.
And it was in July that Holm Oaks, as a gathering-place of the elect, was at its best.
He rode away with fifteen men; Bersi also rode to the holm with as many.
Taking an Icelander, by the name of Holm, as his guide, he entered Lapland.
Have you never considered what a chance for building there's in that holm of yours?
Some time elapsed, and again Ibsen received a postal packet from Holm.
One source of the peculiar loveliness of such a holm is that all the ways are green.
To this inner plate or pro-mesosternite Holm gives the name of endostoma.
Holm makes a note to the same effect in his account of the east coast.
Holm also relates a case in which a man received a sound thrashing from his wife.
late Old English, from Old Norse holmr "small island, especially in a bay or river," also "meadow by a shore," or cognate Old Danish hulm "low lying land," from Proto-Germanic *hul-maz, from PIE root *kel- "to rise, be elevated, be prominent; hill" (see hill). Obsolete, but preserved in place names. Cognate Old English holm (only attested in poetic language) meant "sea, ocean, wave."