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hollen

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Germanic, cognate with hole.

Alternative formsEdit

  • holen (obsolete as verb)

VerbEdit

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (transitive) To (make) hollow, empty (the inside)
  2. (transitive) To make by hollowing
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NounEdit

hollen

  1. Plural form of hol
SynonymsEdit
  • holen (all (?) cavity senses)

Etymology 2Edit

Germanic, cognate with hole.

VerbEdit

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (intransitive) To run fast or frantically, run away, flee etc.
  2. (intransitive) To rage; be/get out of control.
  3. (intransitive) To (be/ go on) strike.
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Etymology 3Edit

A rhyming variation on sollen, from Middle Dutch sollen, tsollen, from Old French soler, souler, choler.

VerbEdit

hollen (past singular holde, past participle gehold)

  1. (transitive) To drag, toy, play games (with ...), play tricks (on ...)
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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon haldan.

VerbEdit

hollen (past singular heel, past participle hollen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to hold

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