A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Holling, vbl. n. Also: holyng. Add: 2. Fund in the wrang. . in brekyng of the statutes maid anentis the pete bog. .in holyng wp of the samyn; 1574 Glasgow Cordiners 58.

3. In golf: Playing (the ball) into the hole, holing out. — They [sc. these strokes] will serve. .for holling the ball; 1687 Bk. O. Edinb. C. XXVII. 134.

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