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.

 

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Holm (?), n. [AS. holm, usually meaning, sea, water; akin to Icel. h&omac;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 Zool., the missel thrush.

 

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