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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Holm  \Holm\,  n.  [OE.,  prob.  from  AS  holen  holly;  as  the  holly 
  is  also  called  holm.  See  {Holly}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  common  evergreen  oak,  of  Europe  ({Quercus  Ilex});  --  called 
  also  {ilex},  and  {holly}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Holm  \Holm\,  n.  [AS.  holm,  usually  meaning,  sea,  water;  akin  to 
  Icel.  h[=o]lmr,  holmr,  an  island,  Dan.  holm,  Sw  holme,  G. 
  holm,  and  prob.  to  E.  hill.  Cf  {Hill}.] 
  1.  An  islet  in  a  river.  --J.  Brand. 
 
  2.  Low  flat  land.  --Wordsworth. 
 
  The  soft  wind  blowing  over  meadowy  holms. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  {Holm  thrush}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  missel  thrush. 




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