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Definition of Hollow

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Hollow Hol"low, n. 1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow of the hand or of a tree. 2. A low spot surrounded by elevations; a depressed part of a surface; a concavity; a channel. Forests grew Upon the barren hollows. --Prior. I hate the dreadful hollow behind the little wood. --Tennyson.
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Hollow Hol"low, a. [OE. holow, holgh, holf, AS. holh a hollow, hole. Cf. Hole.] 1. Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere. Hollow with boards shalt thou make it. --Ex. xxvii. 8. 2. Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken. With hollow eye and wrinkled brow. --Shak. 3. Reverberated from a cavity, or resembling such a sound; deep; muffled; as, a hollow roar. --Dryden. 4. Not sincere or faithful; false; deceitful; not sound; as, a hollow heart; a hollow friend. --Milton. Hollow newel (Arch.), an opening in the center of a winding staircase in place of a newel post, the stairs being supported by the wall; an open newel; also, the stringpiece or rail winding around the well of such a staircase. Hollow quoin (Engin.), a pier of stone or brick made behind the lock gates of a canal, and containing a hollow or recess to receive the ends of the gates. Hollow root. (Bot.) See Moschatel. Hollow square. See Square. Hollow ware, hollow vessels; -- a trade name for cast-iron kitchen utensils, earthenware, etc. Syn: Syn.- Concave; sunken; low; vacant; empty; void; false; faithless; deceitful; treacherous.
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Hollow Hol"low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hollowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Hollowing.] To make hollow, as by digging, cutting, or engraving; to excavate. ``Trees rudely hollowed.' --Dryden.
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Hollow Hol"low, adv. Wholly; completely; utterly; -- chiefly after the verb to beat, and often with all; as, this story beats the other all hollow. See All, adv. [Collog.] The more civilized so-called Caucasian races have beaten the Turks hollow in the struggle for existence. --Darwin.
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Hollow Hol*low", interj. [See Hollo.] Hollo.
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Hollow Hol"low, v. i. To shout; to hollo. Whisperings and hollowings are alike to a deaf ear. --Fuller.
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Hollow Hol"low, v. t. To urge or call by shouting. He has hollowed the hounds. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Hollow from wikipedia

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- Hollow Knight is a 2017 action-adventure game developed and published by Team Cherry, and was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux in 2017...
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- Hollow Man is a 2000 science fiction horror film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue and Josh Brolin. Bacon portrays the...
- The Hollow Earth is a concept proposing that the planet Earth is entirely hollow or contains a substantial interior space. Notably suggested by Edmond...
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- Hollow Man or The Hollow Man may refer to: The Hollow Man (1935 novel), a locked room mystery novel by John ****son Carr The Hollow Man (1992 novel),...
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