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Definition of Hollow
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.
HollowHollow 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.
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
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. HollowHollow Hol"low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hollowed; p. pr. & vb.
To make hollow, as by digging, cutting, or engraving; to
excavate. ``Trees rudely hollowed.' --Dryden. HollowHollow 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. HollowHollow Hol*low", interj. [See Hollo.]
Hollow Hol"low, v. i.
To shout; to hollo.
Whisperings and hollowings are alike to a deaf ear.
Hollow Hol"low, v. t.
To urge or call by shouting.
He has hollowed the hounds. --Sir W.
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