ahold definition

  • noun:
    • Hold; grip: "I knew I could make it all right if I got . . . back to the hotel and got ahold of that bottle of brandy” ( Jimmy Breslin).
    • A hold, grip, grasp.
  • adverb:
    • to carry a ship to lie as near the windward as it can to leave to water.
    • nearby the wind.
  • others:
    • Near the wind, so as to hold or stick to it: as, to set a ship a-hold.

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