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  • v. To restrain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To restrain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To restrain; check; hinder.

Etymologies

Latin cohibitus, past participle of cohibere to confine; co- + habere to hold. (Wiktionary)

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