Holwell, William an English clergyman, was prebendary of Exeter in 1776, and died February 13, 1798. Some of his publications are, Beauties of Homer (1775): — Extracts from Pope's Translation of the Iliad (1776): — A Mythological, Etymological, and Historical Dictionary (1793). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.