The woman who was the spokesperson held out a calabash, a hollowed out gourd traditionally used to hold the cutters' instruments.
Dingoes make their homes in hollowed out logs, dens, or rabbit holes.
Fire was actually carried in hollowed out branches in which an ember was placed.
His cheeks were hollowed, and his body looked as if it had shrunk to fit the tiny cabin.
He looked up, to see the maid dipping up water with her hollowed hands, and waved her back.
But all that they hacked and hewed, picked and hollowed, was labor lost.
Pilarica caught them to her heart, those shells of hollowed wood, with a gasp of joy.
They hollowed out the center till the sides were thin toward the top.
At Padua, it has been observed that fowls have a cranium perforated by numerous holes, and hollowed out like a shell.
Their boats were made of large logs, hollowed out and neatly shaped.
c.1200, from Old English holh (n.) "hollow place, hole," from Proto-Germanic *hul-, from PIE *kel- "to cover, conceal" (see cell). The figurative sense of "insincere" is attested from 1520s. Related: Hollowly; hollowness. To carry it hollow "take it completely" is first recorded 1660s, of unknown origin or connection.
late 14c., holowen, from hollow (adj.). Related: Hollowed; hollowing.
"lowland, valley, basin," 1550s, probably a modern formation from hollow (adj.). Old English had holh (n.) "cave, den; internal cavity."