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Holp

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Holp imp. & p. p. of Help.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • holp The antiquated preterit and past participle of help.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • pa.t., pa.p Holp hōlp old of help.
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Usage

In literature:

Strange to say, Peter van Holp soon arrived at a sudden conviction that his little sister needed a wooden chain just like Hilda's.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Yet he holp to make a man of me.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
Then she took hold of it and holp me up and holp me carry it out.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I'm a thinkin' that when I goes on my trip I mought fin' a good cook ter holp Miss Judy out.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
I 'lowed I mout be able ter holp ye, thet's all.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
Us is old and cripple' and iffen de white folks don't holp us I don't know what us gwine do.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
I can't holp it 'cause rations am short and I'll do all I can for you.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Dis holp me up might'ly, kaze I wuz a mighty biggity nigger in dem days.
"Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches" by Joel Chandler Harris
I can't spar' you frum home this wintah, but you kin study o' nights, an' Abner'll holp you with yer books.
"Crestlands" by Mary Addams Bayne
To Him my prayer shall ever be Who holp me in extremity.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
Near by in the next pavilion sit the Van Holps, with their son and daughter (the Van Gends) from The Hague.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
What'd yer kum fer ef yer didn't want ter holpe dem?
"A Daughter of the Union" by Lucy Foster Madison
I b'lieve dat de cullud folks oughter work tergedder, an' stan tergedder fer ter he'p an' be holped.
"Gabriel Tolliver" by Joel Chandler Harris
He 'lowed he'd come back home a' purpose ter put sartain matters before ther new governor thet mout holp Asa git his pardon.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
I reckon if anybody kin holp me hit mout be you.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
Strange to say, Peter van Holp soon arrived at a sudden conviction that his little sister needed a wooden chain just like Hilda's.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Whyn't ye do like other folks; the pa'son never holped me none, an' I ain't got no call ter holp him.
"The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Well, it can't a' be holp now; an' here go to keep the promise I've made him.
"The White Gauntlet" by Mayne Reid
He said, ef a cause wuz good and jest, he wuz the man to holp in the h'istin' uv hit!
"The Tobacco Tiller" by Sarah Bell Hackley
I hates ter tote any home agin, an' dat chile tryin' so hard ter holp her ma.
"Three Little Women" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
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In poetry:

Thus then holp him good Rob-in,
The knight of all his care.
God, that sitteth in heaven high,
Grant us well to fare.
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
Each one some handicraft attempted,
Or holp the willing soil:
None but the agëd were exempted
From communistic toil.
"Two Visions" by Alfred Austin