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Holland
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
Informal reference to The Netherlands (confusion arises because important provinces in The Netherlands are North Holland and South Holland).
  • But that the tennis-court-keeper knows better than I; for it is a low ebb of linen with thee when thou keepest not racket there; as thou hast not done a great while, because the rest of thy low countries have made a shift to eat up thy holland: and God knows, whether those that bawl out of the ruins of thy linen shall inherit his kingdom: but the midwives say the children are not in the fault; whereupon the world increases, and kindreds are mightily strengthened.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — London. Another street (15% in)

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