Hott vs Holt - What's the difference?

hott | holt |

As a noun hott

is extractor hood.

As a proper noun holt is

an english and north-west european topographic surname for someone who lived by a small wood.

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  • (nonstandard, slang)
  • holt


    Alternative forms

    * hoult


    (en noun)
  • A small piece of woodland or a woody hill; a copse.
  • *1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), Book X, ii:
  • *:As when a savage wolf, chas'd from the fold, / To hide his head runs to some holt or wood.
  • * (1809-1892)
  • *:She sent her voice though all the holt Before her, and the park.
  • *1896 , , (A Shropshire Lad), XXXI, line 5
  • *:[the gale] 'Twould blow like this through holt and hanger.
  • The lair of an animal, especially of an otter.
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