Definitions

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  • n. a holly bush.

Etymologies

Could be a derivative of holm tree, an evergreen oak of Southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of holly. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 'Let me put one little kiss on those holmberry lips, Tess, or even on that warmed cheek, and I'll stop -- on my honour, I will! '

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • "Let me put one little kiss on those holmberry lips, Tess, or even on that warmed cheek, and I'll stop -- on my honour, I will!"

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • ” Let me put one little kiss on those holmberry lips, Tess, or even on that warmed cheek, and I'll stop — on my honor, I will!”

    New FIC...just because...BEDTIME STORY

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