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Definition of Holly
hollyHolm 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.
Holly Hol"ly, adv.
Wholly. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
HollyHolly Hol"ly, n. [OE holi, holin, AS. holen, holegn; akin to
D. & G. hulst, OHG. huls hulis, W. celyn, Armor. kelen, Gael.
cuilionn, Ir. cuileann. Cf. 1st Holm, Hulver.]
1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Ilex. The European
species (Ilex Aguifolium) is best known, having glossy
green leaves, with a spiny, waved edge, and bearing
berries that turn red or yellow about Michaelmas.
Note: The holly is much used to adorn churches and houses, at
Christmas time, and hence is associated with scenes of
good will and rejoicing. It is an evergreen tree, and
has a finegrained, heavy, white wood. Its bark is used
as a febrifuge, and the berries are violently purgative
and emetic. The American holly is the Ilex opaca, and
is found along the coast of the United States, from
Maine southward. --Gray.
2. (Bot.) The holm oak. See 1st Holm.
Holly-leaved oak (Bot.), the black scrub oak. See Scrub
Holly rose (Bot.), a West Indian shrub, with showy, yellow
flowers (Turnera ulmifolia).
Sea holly (Bot.), a species of Eryngium. See Eryngium.
Meaning of Holly from wikipedia
- Ilex /ˈaɪlɛks/, or holly
, is a genus
of flowering plants
in the family
Aquifoliaceae, and the only living genus
in that family. The...
(September 7, 1936 – February
3, 1959), known professionally
as Buddy Holly
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