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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hollyhock
 
is the Anglo-Saxon, holihc, the marsh-mallow. It is a mistake to derive it from Holy-oak.   1
 


 HollyHolman (Lieutenant James). 

 
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