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Hollow

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I beat him hollow. A corruption of “I beat him wholly.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hold One in Hand (To)
Hold One’s Own (To)
Hold the Fort
Holdfast
Holdfast
Hole
Hole and Corner (business)
Holiday Speeches
Holipher nes
Holland
Hollow
Holly
Hollyhock
Holman (Lieutenant James)
Holophernes
Holy Alliance
Holy City
Holy Coat
Holy Communion (The)
Holy Family
Holy Isle

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