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- n. holly, an evergreen shrub or tree
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Holly, an evergreen shrub or tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Holly, Ilex Aquifolium. The knee-hulver is Ruscus aculeatus, the butcher's broom; the sea-hulver is Eryngium maritimum.
A fine younk lady is willin to come down with the kole, and the hulver headed hulk wants to raise the wind on his own father!
Save hulver and thorn, thereof flail for to make. "
` uvular pronunciation of/r/'; burdock, formed on bur (r); carl hemp, Scand golland and variant gowan, possibly akin to E gold; hulver, ling, seal ` willow,' and seave ` the rush. '