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Holpen Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Help \Help\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Helped(Obs. imp. Holp, p. p. Holpen; p. pr. & vb. n. Helping.] [AS. helpan; akin to OS. helpan, D. helpen, G. helfen, OHG. helfan, Icel. hj[=a]lpa, Sw. hjelpa, Dan. hielpe, Goth. hilpan; cf. Lith. szelpti, and Skr. klp to be fitting.]
  1. To furnish with strength or means for the successful performance of any action or the attainment of any object; to aid; to assist; as, to help a man in his work; to help one to remember; -- the following infinitive is commonly used without to; as, ``Help me scale yon balcony.'' --Longfellow.
  2. To furnish with the means of deliverance from trouble; as, to help one in distress; to help one out of prison. ``God help, poor souls, how idly do they talk!'' --Shak.
  3. To furnish with relief, as in pain or disease; to be of avail against; -- sometimes with of before a word designating the pain or disease, and sometimes having such a word for the direct object. ``To help him of his blindness.''
Holpen Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Holp \Holp\, Holpen \Hol"pen\, imp. & p. p. of Help. [Obs.] --Shak.
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