Definition of Holdalls

1. Noun. (plural of holdall) ¹



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Definition of Holdalls

1. holdall [n] - See also: holdall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holdalls

hold the line
hold the phone
hold the purse strings
hold the reins
hold the ring
hold tight
hold to account
hold true
hold up
hold up one's end
hold water
hold with the hare and run with the hounds
hold your fire
holdable
holdall
holdalls (current term)
holdawayite
holdawayites
holdback
holdbacks
holddown
holddowns
holde
holded
holden
holdenite
holder
holderbat
holderbats
holders

Literary usage of Holdalls

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1. History of American Red Cross Nursing by Lavinia L. Dock (1922)
"It next collected holdalls, carefully packed at the Bureau of Equipment. ... By this system both boxes and holdalls were delivered to the various hotels ..."

2. A Review of the History of Infantry by Ernest Marsh Lloyd (1908)
"These could be used for cartridges and emergency rations, and the holdalls were worn over the shoulder like a bandoleer. The Japanese rifle was of small ..."

3. Persia: Through Persia from the Gulf to the Caspian by Francis Bradley Bradley-Birt (1910)
"Two Gladstone bags and two holdalls should easily contain all one's personal belongings, while a small box for all necessary cooking utensils will balance a ..."

4. Memorandum Giving Some Account of the Reformatory and Industrial Schools of by Great Britain Chief Inspector (1904)
"... army bolster cases, mailbags, holdalls, needlework. The condition of the buildings is satisfactory ; improvements in the chapel and elsewhere have been ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"If you see twenty-four patent reversible, extra waterproof holdalls, with all the latest improvements, painted blue, green, yellow, and red, ..."

6. British Labor Conditions and Legislation During the War by Hammond, Matthew Brown, 1868- (1919)
"... ordnance and ammunition; rations and jam; haversacks, kitbags, holdalls, bandoliers; surgical dressings and bandages; tin canisters and box making. ..."

7. Preliminary Economic Studies of the War by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Division of Economics and History, Thomas Nixon Carver (1919)
"... ordnance and ammunition; rations and jam; haversacks, kitbags, holdalls, bandoliers; surgical dressings and bandages; tin canisters and box making. ..."

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