Definition of Ahold

1. adv. Near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold.



Definition of Ahold

1. Adverb. (obsolete) to bring a ship to lie as near to the windward as it can to get out to sea ¹

2. Noun. a hold, grip, grasp ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ahold

1. a hold or grasp of something [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ahold

ahimsa
ahimsas
ahind
ahing
ahinsa
ahint
ahis
ahistoric
ahistorical
ahistorically
ahl al-kitab
ahlfeldite
ahlspiess
ahlspiessen
ahn
ahold (current term)
aholds
aholehole
aholeholes
ahool
ahools
ahorse
ahorse(p)
ahorseback
ahorseback(p)
ahoy
ahoy-hoy
ahs
aht
ahu

Literary usage of Ahold

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"—Leon Uris, Saturday Evening Post, 30 May 1964 I got ahold of General Cushman ... 1973 (US Senate Watergate hearings) Although ahold usually has a literal ..."

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