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holt

[Gul. idem (Gonzales 1924:88); cf. Brit. dial. Mid, South holt grasp OED; also US dial. South WEA] n. (in wrestling) a hold: 1940 Unca Gabe put he arm roun' he waist, twis' he neck, an' broke he holt (Dupuch 70).

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Last update: 2010-10-22 02:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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