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Holst

[hohlst] /hoʊlst/
noun
1.
Gustav Theodore
[goo s-tahv] /ˈgʊs tɑv/ (Show IPA),
1874–1934, English composer.
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  • That is what I thought; so I spoke about it to the chief clerk, and to Mr. Holst as well.

    Three Dramas Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson
  • Holst would be sure to see it, and that might be useful—and it might annoy him, too.

    Three Dramas Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson
  • Holst put his hand upon the coach-door and sang the old song.

    Memoirs of Leonora Christina Leonora Christina Ulfeldt
  • Instruction in Danish was, for Holst, instruction in the metrical art.

  • Holst and Froelich described this lesion in one of their early communications.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • Small duodenal ulcers are by no means infrequent both in human and in guinea-pig scurvy (Holst and Froelich).

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • Mrs. Holst was the sister of former Chief of Police Badenoch.

  • Holst and Froelich in 1907 carried out a similar but less extensive investigation.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • Her brother, the Duke of Holst, is here still, procuring a levy of men to carry into Hungary.

  • Very little is known about this condition, except what is contained in the investigation of Nocht and that of Holst and Froelich.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
British Dictionary definitions for Holst

Holst

/həʊlst/
noun
1.
Dame Alison. born 1938, New Zealand chef.
2.
Gustav (Theodore). 1874–1934, English composer. His works include operas, choral music, and orchestral music such as the suite The Planets (1917)
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