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(RQ:Jefferies Amateur Poacher).
(quote-book)|chapter=23| title=The Mirror and the Lamp| passage=The slightest effort made the patient cough. He would stand leaning on a stick and holding a hand to his side, and when the paroxysm had passed it left him shaking.
To contain or store.
''To maintain or keep to a position or state.''
To have and keep possession of something.
- The rule holds in land as well as all other commodities.
To keep oneself in a particular state.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=2|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1521052W| passage=Mother(..)considered that the exclusiveness of Peter's circle was due not to its distinction, but to the fact that it was an inner Babylon of prodigality and whoredom, from which every Kensingtonian held aloof, except on the conventional tip-and-run excursions in pursuit of shopping, tea and theatres.
1646, (w), ''Vpon the Death of Mr. Herrys''
- Death! what do'st? O, hold thy blow.
Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
''To maintain or keep to particular opinions, promises, actions.''
1776, (w) ''et al.'', ''(w)'':
- We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=1| passage=In the old days, to my commonplace and unobserving mind, he gave no evidences of genius whatsoever. He never read me any of his manuscripts, …, and therefore my lack of detection of his promise may in some degree be pardoned. But he had then none of the oddities and mannerisms which I hold to be inseparable from genius, and which struck my attention in after days when I came in contact with the Celebrity.
To bind (someone) to a consequence of his or her actions.
- Hold not thy peace, and be not still.
- Stand fast and hold the traditions which ye have been taught.
To restrain oneself; to refrain; to back.
1824, (w), ''The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner'', Oxford 2010, p. 9:
- He came into the hall where the wedding-festival had held ….
To organise an event or meeting (usually in passive voice).
(quote-book)| chapter=5| title=The Mirror and the Lamp| passage=Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.
To derive right or title.
(RQ:Dryden Indian Empero)
- My crown is absolute, and holds of none.
1817, (w), ''(w)''
- His imagination holds immediately from nature.
In a food or drink order at an informal restaurant etc., requesting that a component normally included in that order be omitted.
To be in possession of illicit drugs for sale.
1933, Goat Laven, ''Rough Stuff: The Life Story of a Gangster'' (page 122)
- (..) first thing clients would say to me would be 'Are you holding?' I'd say yes if we had our supply and no if it was dangerous.
A grasp or grip.
''Keep a firm hold on the handlebars.''
An act or instance of holding.
''Can I have a hold of the baby?''
A place where animals are held for safety
An order that something is to be reserved or delayed, limiting or preventing how it can be dealt with.
''Senator X placed a hold on the bill, then went to the library and placed a hold on a book.''
2008, R. Michael Gordon, ''The Space Shuttle Program: How NASA Lost Its Way'' (page 98)
- Because there were no “launch commit criteria” regarding surface booster temperatures that might cause a hold on the launch, the ice team did not report the temperatures to the launch controllers.
Something reserved or kept.
''We have a hold here for you.''
Power over someone or something.
A position or grip used to control the opponent.
''He got him in a tight hold and pinned him to the mat.''
An exercise involving holding a position for a set time
The percentage the house wins on a gamble, the house or bookmaker's hold.
''The House Hold on the game is 10,000, this is the amount of decision or risk the house wishes to assume.''
The wager amount, the total hold.
''As of Monday night the total Melbourne Cup hold was $848,015''
The part of an object one is intended to grasp, or anything one can use for grasping with hands or feet.
1898, (w), Moonfleet Chapter 4
- So I felt my way down the passage back to the vault, and recked not of the darkness, nor of Blackbeard and his crew, if only I could lay my lips to liquor. Thus I groped about the barrels till near the top of the stack my hand struck on the spile of a keg, and drawing it, I got my mouth to the hold.
A pause facility.
1983, New Generation Software, ''Knot in 3D'' (video game instruction leaflet)
- A hold facility is available; H holds, and S restarts.
1987?, Imagine Software, ''Legend of Kage'' (video game instruction leaflet)
- SCREEN 5 — Perhaps the toughest — going like the clappers sometimes works but generally you'll have to be smarter than that. If things get a little too hectic and you don't even have time to reach the HOLD key, try taking a short rest below the top of the stairs.
The queueing system on telephones and similar communication systems which maintains a connection when all lines are busy.
2003, Daniel Jackson, Paul Fulberg, ''Sonic Branding: An Essential Guide to the Art and Science of Sonic Branding'', Palgrave Macmillan (ISBN), page 6
- Given that there is an average on-hold time of more than five minutes while enquiries are being dealt with, the telephone hold system provided the best opportunity.
2005, Lorraine Grubbs-West, ''Lessons in Loyalty: How Southwest Airlines Does it : an Insider's View'', CornerStone Leadership Inst (ISBN), page 56
- Even the "on-hold" messages on Southwest&39;s telephone system are humorous, ensuring anyone inconvenienced by the hold is entertained.
2012, Tanner Ezell, ''Cisco Unified Communications Manager 8: Expert Administration Cookbook'', Packt Publishing Ltd (ISBN)
- Note. After the device downloads its new configuration file, we can test placing a call on hold and the generic hold music will be heard.
''Put that in the hold.''
1907, Spitteler|Carl Spitteler, ''Die Mädchenfeinde'', Siebentes Kapitel, Beim Narrenſtudenten
**: ''Um aber auf deinen holden Kadettengeneral zurückzukommen, ſo will ich dir, weil du mir dein Geheimnis anvertraut haſt, auch etwas Geheimnisvolles verraten …''
unit of surface area, originally meant the same as acre, has different kinds ranging from 3500 m² to 8400 m²
- ''Heyr, einhver segir: "Kalla þú!" Og ég svara: "Hvað skal ég kalla?" "Allt hold er gras og allur yndisleikur þess sem blóm vallarins. Grasið visnar, blómin fölna, þegar Drottinn andar á þau. Sannlega, mennirnir eru gras. Grasið visnar, blómin fölna, en orð Guðs vors stendur stöðugt eilíflega."''
- : A voice says, "Cry out." And I said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field. The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the LORD blows on them. Surely the people are grass. The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever."
dead body; carcass