[Old English holt; related to Old Norse holt, Old High German holz, Old Slavonic kladũ log, Greek klados twig]
H. holtis always a great word to know.
So is flibbertigibbet. Does it mean:
So is bezoar. Does it mean:
So is ninnyhammer. Does it mean:
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.
a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
a fool or simpleton; ninny.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.