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ahold

[ uh-hohld ]
/ əˈhoʊld /
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noun
Informal. a hold or grasp (often followed by of): He took ahold of my arm. Grab ahold!
adverb
Nautical Archaic. close to the wind and on a single tack: to keep a vessel ahold.
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Idioms about ahold

    get ahold of, Informal. hold1 (def. 52).

Origin of ahold

First recorded in 1600–10; a-1 + hold1 (noun)
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