/euh hohld"/, n.
1. Informal. a hold or grasp (often fol. by of): He took ahold of my arm. Grab ahold!
2. get ahold of, Informal. See hold (def. 51).
3. Naut. Archaic. close to the wind and on a single tack: to keep a vessel ahold.
[1600-10; A-1 + HOLD1 (n.)]

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