Definition of Holdovers

1. Noun. (plural of holdover) ¹



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Definition of Holdovers

1. holdover [n] - See also: holdover

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holdovers

holding fire
holding midfielder
holding off
holding out
holding pattern
holding patterns
holding the ball
holding the cards
holding up
holdings
holdoff
holdoffs
holdout
holdouts
holdover
holdovers (current term)
holds
holds a candle
holds back
holds fire
holds off
holds out
holds true
holds up
holdup
holdup man
holdups
hole
hole-and-corner
hole-and-corner(a)

Literary usage of Holdovers

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1. Manual of Fidelity Insurance and Corporate Suretyship: Descriptive of Surety by Henry Griffith Penniman (1911)
"Much confusion has been caused among agents and solicitors by the fact that surety companies do not, as a rule, desire to issue bonds for " holdovers " in ..."

2. A Year Abroad: Or Sketches of Travel in Great Britain, France and Switzerland by Willard C. George (1852)
"The holdovers, to secure exorbitant pay for their services, ... The holdovers performed another part in this drama of robbery ; they were the ..."

3. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"There were also heresies based on an individual's notions, or holdovers from past ... During the Renaissance, for instance, such holdovers derived from ..."

4. Proceedings [of The] ... Annual Meeting by National Civil Service League (1908)
"To illustrate, when General Superintendent of Police, I found the holdovers inclined to make common cause and through their political connections to oppose ..."

5. Scannell's New Jersey's First Citizens and State Guide ...: Genealogies and by William Edgar Sackett, John James Scannell, Mary Eleanor Watson (1919)
"The democratic holdovers in the Senate of that year, claimed that a certificate of election did not constitute a title to a seat in the Senate, but that, ..."

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