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  1. aholdnoun

    a hold, grip, grasp

  2. aholdadverb

    to bring a ship to lie as near to the windward as it can to get out to sea

    Lay her ahold, ahold: set her two courses off to sea again. uE000346291uE001 Shakespeare, The Tempest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aholdadverb

    near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + hold.]


  1. Ahold

    Ahold is a Dutch international retailer based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Ahold is an AEX-listed company on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ahold

    a-hōld′, adv. (Shak.) near the wind, so as to keep clear of the land.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ahold

    A term of our early navigators, for bringing a ship close to the wind, so as to hold or keep to it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ahold in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ahold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ahold in a Sentence

  1. Santa Ana woman:

    This bread is shared for celebrations, i'm lucky my children didn't get ahold of it.

  2. Wally Funk:

    I got ahold of NASA four times, and said' I want to become an astronaut,' but nobody would take me, i didn't think I would ever get to go up. Nothing has ever gotten in my way. They say,' Wally, you're a girl, you can't do that.' I said,' Guess what, doesn't matter what you are, you can still do it if you want to do it,' and I like to do things that nobody's ever done before.

  3. Rick Rahn:

    He actually tells us that he ran alongside of her or behind her, and then, at one point, he tells us that Mollie Tibbetts grabbed ahold of Mollie Tibbetts phone and said,' You need to leave me alone. I'm going to call the police.' And then, she took off running and he, in turn, chased her down.

  4. Devin Hamlin:

    I definitely want somebody to be able to protect themselves, like I'd want to be able to protect Devin Hamlin, but at the same time, you're letting the wrong people get ahold of them. That's where the problem is. It's hard to weed out who's the good guys and the bad guys.

  5. Los Angeles.Read MoreWeathers:

    They were slippery and you couldn't keep ahold of them.

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